Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 18, 2014
Sally Sirkin Lewis Founder and President of J. Robert Scott is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Chilcott to Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
Richard joined the company in 2009 as Chief Operating Officer. He has made a great impact on the success of the day to day operations as well as initiating programs which will ensure the company’s profitability in the years to come. Mr. Chilcott has played a critical role in the development of new partnerships, and strengthened the Company’s relationships with key representatives.
“Working closely with me for these past 5 years, Richard has distinguished himself as a creative partner in both the launch of new textiles collections, and the introduction of new furniture items. His business acumen and his appreciation of the J. Robert Scott aesthetic give me great confidence and security in his leadership,” stated Ms. Lewis.
“I am excited by the opportunities that lay ahead as we continue to bring inspired new designs to market while never forgetting the brand’s heritage and our artistic values,” commented Mr. Chilcott.
ABOUT SALLY SIRKIN LEWIS AND J. ROBERT SCOTT, INC.
J. Robert Scott, Inc. the American luxury home furnishings manufacturer was founded in 1972 in Los Angeles by Hall of Fame designer Sally Sirkin Lewis. The company was born out of Ms. Lewis’ desire to provide her clients with contemporary, well made furnishings that met her uncompromising standards of quality and beauty. Her understated, signature style has become known as “California Design.” To this day, she serves as the President of the company, which has established itself as an influential design force around the world, with company owned showrooms in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, and London, and representation in 16 cities in 9 countries.
Throughout her career, Ms. Lewis has been awarded more than 150 U.S. Design Patents, and one Utility Patent for her furnishings which are manufactured by hand in the 70,000 square foot factory in Inglewood, California. Through her guidance and direction, J. Robert Scott has gained recognition as an exceptional resource for custom design furniture. It is rare to find a company that can modify any of their existing items, or create an entirely new piece, tailored to the specific needs of their clientele. It is not unusual to see skilled craftsmen, many of whom have been with Ms. Lewis for more than 20 years, hand sewing the edges of a sofa or patiently applying gold leafing to a console. The techniques used are the traditional construction methods that date back to the Renaissance, these talented craftsmen are truly modern day artisans.
J. Robert Scott is well known in the interior design industry for utilizing rare and exotic veneers, as well as Shagreen, snake and goatskin parchment in the manufacturing of its products. The textile division offers a distinctive range of hand-woven silks, silk mohair, wools, velvets and JRS Superkidskinä among nearly 700 couture-quality luxury fabrics, in the most appealing and contemporary colorways. Furniture and textiles designed by Sally Sirkin Lewis for J. Robert Scott are instantly recognized for their beauty and valued for their quality, the essence of the company’s commitment to producing “Furniture as an Art Form.”
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