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George Revington voted chairman of AHFA

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — George Revington, CEO of Home Meridian International, was elected 2014 chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance during the group's annual meeting here.

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Kevin Sauder, president and CEO of Sauder Woodworking, moves to first vice chairman and Kevin O'Connor, CEO of Samson Marketing, was elected second vice chairman. Wyatt Bassett, CEO of Vaughan-Bassett, moves to immediate past-chairman of the board of directors.

The new officers will assume their posts on Jan. 1.

Executives newly elected to three-year terms on the board include Greg Harden, Harden Furniture; Fred Henjes, Riverside Furniture; Harvey Hollingsworth, The Natural Light; Joe Johnston, Johnston Casuals; Steve Lehman, Smith Brothers of Berne; Alex Shuford III, Century Furniture; and Bill Wittenberg, Klaussner Furniture.

AHFA is based in High Point and represents more than 200 furniture manufacturers and distributors, in addition to about 150 suppliers to the furniture industry worldwide. The association is an advocate for the residential furniture industry in Washington, D.C., on legislative and regulatory issues, and its staff and volunteer members lead the development of voluntary environmental, product safety and construction standards for home furnishings. Membership is open to manufacturers and distributors of home furnishings for the U.S. market.

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