BSC Welcomes New Leadership and Members

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Mark Hobson to serve as Chair, Dan Schecter as Vice Chair Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie, Julia Rosien and Don Wright to join

The Better Sleep Council (BSC) today announced several leadership changes and welcomed two new members.

Pete Bils, vice president of sleep science and research for Select Comfort Corporation, will become the BSC’s Immediate Past Chair when his term as Chair ends during the Council’s next meeting, to be held in conjunction with ISPA EXPO 2016. Mark Hobson, president of Colonial LLC, will then become BSC Chair, and Dan Schecter, senior vice president of sales and marketing of Carpenter Co., will become Vice Chair. The new officers have a broad variety of skill sets and experience to help guide the Council’s activities. Each will serve a two-year term.

The Council also welcomes Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie, director of retail marketing of Tempur Sealy International, Julia Rosien, brand director of Restonic Mattress Corp. and Don Wright, chairman and chief marketing officer of Wright Global Graphics Solutions.

“I congratulate our new BSC leadership and members, and thank Pete for the time and creativity he has devoted to the Council during his term as Chair,” noted ISPA President Ryan Trainer. “As the BSC plans for the future, input from these seasoned professionals will be instrumental as the Council moves forward with its new initiatives. We are fortunate to have such a high level of interest from our members to participate on this important ISPA committee. I thank each of them and their companies for volunteering their time and effort to serve the industry in this way.”

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About the Better Sleep Council: Established in 1979, the Better Sleep Council (BSC) is the consumer education division of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA). The BSC is devoted to educating the public about the importance of sleep to good health and quality of life, and about the value of the sleep system and sleep environment in pursuit of a good night's sleep.

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