Agio-USA promotes DeFouw to head product design

Has been with company since 2004

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Douglas J. DeFouw has been named senior vice president of product design at outdoor furniture source Agio-USA. DeFouw was previously the director of product development/wholesale club division.

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"This promotion is a testament to Doug's tireless work, his keen eye and design instincts with Agio over the past decade," said Bob Gaylord, president of Agio-USA. "It greatly pleases me that this key position was filled from within our own ranks."

DeFouw joined Agio-USA in 2004. He has managed the company's gas fire pit projects, stone top tables and several high-end dining and deep seating collections, as well as custom programs for Agio customers.

"Agio earned its reputation by improving the outdoor living experience," DeFouw said. "Our ultimate goal is to meet and exceed the customer's expectations through innovative design solutions. Agio has one of the industry's strongest design teams, and I'm incredibly excited to lead this group."

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