Barth and Dreyfuss builds out sales, marketing team
Carole Sloan -- Furniture Today, March 16, 2004
BURBANK, Calif. — As part of a recently implemented strategy, bath products, kitchen textiles, table linens and decorative pillows supplier Barth and Dreyfuss recently promoted several employees and hired others.
Bill DePiazza, formerly vice president of sales and marketing for Perfect Fit Industries, joined on March 1 as senior vice president of marketing. He is responsible for managing licensing and marketing efforts. DePiazza reports to Karen Allen, senior vice president of product development and design for kitchen, table and bath products and manager of the company's New York-based staff.
Also on March 1, independent sales representative John Eastman joined the company as Barth and Dreyfuss' salesman covering the Southeast region. He is based in Charlotte, N.C.
The same day, Phoebe Stout was promoted to art director, responsible for product development for the licensed Waverly brand program and specialty store programs. Stout, who has been with Barth and Dreyfuss since May 2003, was most previously a stylist. She is based in the company’s New York showroom and will report directly to Allen.
Maureen Granger on March 26 will join the company as its vice president of sales, specialty stores. She will be based in New Jersey, working from the New York showroom. Prior to joining Barth and Dreyfuss, Granger was vice president of merchandising for Haywin Textiles.
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