Orient Express Furniture names Pete Barron national sales manager
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, January 7, 2013
Pete Barron has joined transitional furniture source Orient Express Furniture in the newly created position of national sales manager to support the company's expanding customer base.
Barron previously worked with Orient Express Furniture as an independent sales representative serving Colorado. During his 16-year career in the furniture industry, Barron represented importers, domestic manufacturers and retailers throughout the Rocky Mountain region. His prior experience also includes seven years of retail management and sales.
"Orient Express is committed to developing and bringing to market fresh, unique and fashion-forward furniture for our dealers. Pete will be an integral element to define market opportunities while continuing to expand the company's distribution strategies with our team of sales representatives," said Anders Johnson, president of Star International Furniture, parent company of Orient Express Furniture.
Barron reports to Anders Johnson, as well as Anna Johnson, vice president of design and merchandising, and will oversee all sales personnel, assuming a key role in sales strategy and development while based at the Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. corporate offices.