We are pleased to welcome such highly-regarded industry veterans to the Decorize board
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (PRWEB) December 14, 2007
"We are pleased to welcome such highly-regarded industry veterans to the Decorize board," said Steve Crowder, Chief Executive Officer. "Caroline Hipple, recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Catalog Success magazine and the American Furniture Retailer of the Year award from Home Magazine, was President and Chief Operating Officer of national retailer Storehouse. She also served as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Merchandising of This End Up Furniture Company. Ron Jones, who previously served as director from May, 2004 until August, 2005, retired from Sealy, Inc. where he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his tenure at Sealy, Ron was President of Masco Home Furnishings, Inc. And Richard Chalker, who has served as a director of the Company since May of 2004, retired from Hallmark Cards Inc. where he was Division Vice President-Tax and Customs, responsible for Hallmark's worldwide tax and customs oversight functions.
"All three of these seasoned executives serve as independent directors of Decorize. We look forward to a busy new year for the Company, one in which we expect to continue to increase efficiencies with our new plant in Indonesia, continue to serve our retailer customers with shortened delivery times of custom orders, and remain on the leading edge of the market by identifying trends and developing product significantly faster than others."
Decorize, Inc. specializes in designing, manufacturing and delivering the finest premium home accents directly from its production facilities in Indonesia and China to retailers across the U.S. The company has developed a vertically integrated design, sourcing and logistics model that reduces costs traditionally channeled into home furnishings. Decorize serves more than 3,000 retail accounts, including national brand names such as Stein Mart, Broyhill Furniture Industries, OfficeMax, Home Depot, May/Federated Stores, Neiman Marcus, Rooms To Go, and Sears-The Great Indoors. For more information, visit the Decorize web site at http://www.decorize.com.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements about the future performance of Decorize, economic trends, and other forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including and without limitation, continued acceptance of Decorize's products, increased levels of competition for the company, new products and technological changes, Decorize's dependence on third-party suppliers, and other risks detailed from time to time in Decorize's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Decorize provides no assurance regarding the actual outcome of the events contemplated by any forward-looking statements included in this release.
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