Porter Hemingway to rep Englander Sleep Products in Minnesota
Gerri Hunt -- Furniture Today, February 13, 2013
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. — Bedding industry sales veteran Porter Hemingway has been appointed a Midwest sales representative for Englander Sleep Products, serving retailers in Minnesota.
He reports to Jeff Braun, sales manager of Englander Midwest, based in Chicago.
Before joining Englander, Hemingway worked for five years as a sales representative for Richmond, Va.-based Symbol Mattress, serving retailers in Minnesota and parts of the Dakotas. Before that he spent more than 26 years with Omaha Bedding, covering Minnesota, northern Iowa, Wisconsin and the Dakotas.
Earlier in his career Hemingway was a sales rep for the Spring Air Co., serving southeastern Minnesota and South Dakota.
"We're very pleased to announce Porter's appointment and to have the opportunity to tap his decades of bedding sales experience in the state of Minnesota," said Kevin Toman, CEO and president of Englander.
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