From Home Furnishing Business
Magnussen Announces Promotions
By Home Furnishings Business in Case Goods on May 2007
Magnussen Home, High Point, N.C., has restructured its sales management team with several internal promotions as part of a shift in the companys sales territories.
Christa Albrecht, vice president of sales for Canada and national accounts, has been named vice president of sales for Eastern North America. Don Webb, sales manager for the Western United States, has been appointed vice president of sales for Western North America. Kelly Magnussen, sales manager for the Eastern United States, has been named vice president of sales for national accounts.
We are reorganizing our sales territories in order to better focus on specific retailer needs and to enable our sales management team to spend more time consulting with our accounts, said Don Essenberg, executive vice president and chief marketing officer. We will be able to more effectively partner with retailers to meet consult needs and to take a proactive approach to growing our businesses together.
President and CEO Richard Magnussen said, The combined expertise and professionalism of Christa, Don and Kelly will produce excellent results for Magnussen home, as well as our retail partners.
The changes come two months after Jeff Cook, the companys former CEO, stepped down to lead Broyhill as president.