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Legacy Classic promotes Sullens to merchandising role

Executive will take on added responsibilities with LC Kids

Scott SullensScott Sullens
HIGH POINT – Case goods importer Legacy Classic and sister youth furniture specialist Legacy Classic Kids have promoted Scott Sullens to vice president of sales and merchandising, a new position.

Sullens was most recently vice president of sales at Legacy Classic, a role he has held since March 2015. Before that he was director of the Natuzzi Design Studio. He also has held senior sales and marketing positions with Lexington Home Brands and Broyhill. He started his career selling furniture at Jordan’s Furniture.

In his new position, he continues to report to Don Essenberg, president and CEO of Legacy Classic and LC Kids, and will continue to share sales responsibilities with current Vice President of Sales Jerry Sagerdahl. He will also take on additional responsibilities in merchandising, primarily with LC Kids product.

“We are very excited about Scott’s additional involvement in merchandising,” Essenberg said. “Scott’s focus will continue to be growing our business with current customers and increasing our customer base, along with additional merchandising responsibilities. We feel confident Scott’s extensive knowledge of product, retail and sales leadership will strengthen performance and product offerings of Legacy Classic and LC Kids in multiple ways.”

Thomas RussellThomas Russell | Associate Editor, Furniture Today
trussell@furnituretoday.com

I'm Tom Russell and have worked at Furniture/Today since August 2003. Since then, I have covered the international side of the business from a logistics and sourcing standpoint. Since then, I also have visited several furniture trade shows and manufacturing plants in Asia, which has helped me gain perspective about the industry in that part of the world. As I continue covering the import side of the business, I look forward to building on that knowledge base through conversations with industry officials and future overseas plant tours. From time to time, I will file news and other industry perspectives online and, as always, welcome your response to these Web postings.

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