Thomas Woller to lead Theodore Alexander Upholstery division
Gary Evans -- Furniture Today, January 6, 2012
HIGH POINT — Luxury furniture maker Theodore Alexander has named Thomas Woller to the new position of president of its Theodore Alexander Upholstery division.
The company said Woller will be responsible for upholstery operations including the expansion of the company's fabric upholstery lines for the Theodore Alexander, Althorp Living History and Keno Bros. brands. He will be based in Theodore Alexander's U.S. headquarters here and will report to CEO Harvey Dondero.
Woller has worked in high-end upholstery for years, including key management positions at Baker Furniture and Sherrill Furniture. Most recently, he managed the upholstery business unit with the Kohler Interiors Group with direct responsibility for the Baker and Dapha upholstery product lines.
At Theodore Alexander, Woller will manage upholstery product development, marketing and manufacturing, including technical oversight of the upholstery operations at Theodore Alexander's facility in Vietnam.
"Consolidating the management of our upholstery business meets the next phase of our strategic growth initiative," said Dondero. "Having Thom lead the division provides us with an enormous amount of expertise and creativity moving forward.... We intend to create a world-class upholstery operation from the ground up, one that will offer products with finesse and nuance and provide stellar customer care."
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