Zenith Global hires Myers as VP of sales for Mid-Atlantic/Northeast
December 23, 2013-- Furniture Today,
CONOVER, N.C. — Zenith Global Logistics, a specialized furniture carrier and international 3PL provider, announced the hire of Ed Myers as its vice president of sales for the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast region, a newly created position.
Myers will be responsible for the development and management of sales activity in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. He will report to President and CEO Jack Hawn.
"Zenith Global Logistics has witnessed significant growth in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and because of this we felt it was time to expand our sales team in this geographic area," said Hawn. "Ed's more than three decades of home furnishings experience in sales, merchandising and operations management will make him a valuable addition, and we look forward to having him work with our customers to provide comprehensive 3PL solutions tailored to their unique markets."
Most recently, Myers was a sales representative and territory manager for Broyhill, where he worked since 2000. Prior to that, he spent nearly two decades at Drexel Hill Furniture. He is past president and chairman of the International Home Furnishings Assn., and past president and chairman for the Tri-State Home Furnishings Assn.
Myers is based at Zenith Global Logistics' Aberdeen, Md., hub, which is just outside of Baltimore and was recently was expanded by 300% to meet the growing need for freight, crossdocking, full-service warehousing, and split container services in that region.
"I'm delighted to be joining Zenith Global Logistics and plan to work closely with their team to develop even stronger business relationships with customers," said Myers. "Zenith is the market leader in home furnishings logistics, and so I'm looking forward to bringing world-class solutions to furniture manufacturers, retailers and importers, as well as interior designers and the hospitality segment."