Robert Crawford III joins Brook Furniture Rental
March 7, 2007,
CHICAGO — Robert Crawford III, most recently a marketing executive with Coca-Cola and earlier with Quaker Oats, has joined Brook Furniture Rental as executive vice president.
Crawford, who is the son of Brook founder and CEO Robert Crawford Jr., will be responsible for developing comprehensive marketing initiatives for the company and for managing three of its seven regions.
At Coca-Cola, where he worked for 10 years, the younger Crawford was director of marketing for the Quick Service Restaurant Channel, the largest segment in the beverage giant’s North American Foodservice division. Earlier, he was a brand manager at Quaker Oats for six years.
He worked at Brook during junior high, high school and college, including a summer driving a truck for the company in Chicago. Recently, he has been a consultant to the company.
“Bob’s familiarity with the company as a consultant, along with his terrific marketing expertise, helps ensure continued growth and success for many years,” said the elder Crawford.