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SSB Taps Barry Canipe as CFO
Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (SSB) has appointed Barry Canipe as chief financial officer, effective Aug. 26. Canipe will report to SSB Chairman and CEO Dave Swift.
Canipe brings 30 years of finance experience to SSB, including a strong track record of value creation and driving large-scale transformation. He most recently served as chief administrative officer and chief financial officer of Carestream Health, an international medical imaging systems company.
“Barry is a great fit for SSB and I look forward to working with him as a strategic partner as we transform to become a truly consumer-centric company,” said Swift. “I look forward to his contributions in retaining and growing SSB’s market leading position,” he added.
“SSB’s brands have a strong history respected for quality and innovation. The company is led by an experienced team with supportive owners, all of whom are passionate about driving the company forward. I am excited to join such a dynamic group of leaders,” Canipe said.
In addition to Canipe’s role with Carestream Health, other experience includes increasingly progressive finance roles with Allied Signal, Honeywell and American Standard Brands, among other organizations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from James Madison University and a Master of Business Administration from the Darden Graduate Business School at the University of Virginia.