David Shilesky named VP of marketing at Rowe Furniture
Thomas Russell -- Furniture Today, August 16, 2012
ELLISTON, Va. — Upholstery and chair resource Rowe Furniture has named David Shilesky as vice president of marketing, a new position.
Shilesky has worked at Lexington Home Brands since 2006 as an independent accounts manager. Before that, he was an independent sales representative at Rowe from 1999 to 2006.
In his new role, he reports to Rowe Furniture CEO Phil Haney, who is also president and CEO of case goods and upholstery resource Lexington Home Brands. Both companies are owned by Sun Capital Partners.
"David has gained tremendous experience in working with a wide range of great independent furniture retailers and designers and will now apply that knowledge and experience as he assumes his new role at Rowe," Haney said. "We have quite a number of initiatives underway at Rowe in preparation for the upcoming High Point Market in October, and David will be of great help as we continue to work to improve our company, its products and services to our dealers."
Shilesky, who holds a degree in marketing from Radford University, said he was pleased at the chance to rejoin Rowe.
"I have always had a genuine passion for Rowe's success and look forward to rejoining the company. I know that I have much to do and am excited to get started." he said.