Cranbury, NJ (PRWEB) April 6, 2011
LaJobi, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and distributor of leading brands of juvenile furniture, today announced the appointment of Chris Moye to Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Mr. Moye will oversee all of the Company’s sourcing and operations. He will report directly to Rick Schaub, President of LaJobi, Inc.
Mr. Moye has a strong background in the infant and juvenile products industry as well as significant experience in global operations and process controls. Most recently, Mr. Moye was Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal Performance Improvement, where he led the operations group that drove improvement efforts at mid-sized, public and privately held companies. Prior to that, Mr. Moye served as Vice President, Global Supply Chain, at Campbell Soup Company where he led initiatives to implement a lean supply chain and build growth capabilities. Earlier in his career, he served as Director of Marketing at Century Products Company, prior to its acquisition by Graco Children’s Products, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of strategies that doubled the company’s revenue over a six-year period.
“We are thrilled to have Chris join our team and look forward to working with him to achieve our near- and long-term goals at LaJobi,” said Schaub. “Chris is a well-respected supply chain leader with extensive operational expertise and knowledge of our industry. We believe that Chris’ proven capabilities will be valuable assets that will benefit LaJobi as we seek to further enhance our leadership position in the infant and juvenile furniture market.”
Mr. Moye received a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard’s Graduate School of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University.
About LaJobi, Inc.
LaJobi, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and distributor of leading brands of infant and juvenile furniture, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kid Brands, Inc., (NYSE: KID). Kid Brands, Inc. is a designer, importer, marketer and distributor of infant and juvenile consumer products.
LaJobi manufactures markets and distributes eight top brands of juvenile furniture including Bonavita, Babi Italia, Europa Baby, Nursery 101, Graco, Little MissMatched, kathy ireland Baby as well as Serta crib mattresses. LaJobi was the first to design, manufacture and introduce the Lifestyle® crib, which was recently recognized as a Consumer's Digest Best Buy. LaJobi products meet the rigorous standards of consumer safety certification requirements by leading organizations including the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association and the American Society for Testing and Materials Standards.
LaJobi products are available in thousands of retail outlets throughout the United States as well as through Internet retailers. More information about LaJobi, its brands and their related collections can be found at http://www.lajobi.com or (888) 266-2848.