ITG recruits Monks for U.S. launch of Dorma bedding
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, July 19, 2006
Greensboro , N.C. – International Textile Group has named Ed Monks national sales manager for the U.S. launch of the Dorma brand bedding collection.
Dorma luxury bed linens have been marketed in the U.K. since 1923. During the New York Home Textiles Market, they will be shown at the Vincci Avalon Hotel, Camelot Room, at 16 East 32nd Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues.
Monks has more than 25 years in textiles sales and merchandising. He worked with Springs Industries in New York and other offices, developing bedding lines for leading retailers. He has additional experience in apparel and specialty fabrics. Most recently Monks worked to coordinate a line of sourced home products from Pakistan .
Daphne O’Brien, vp retail products, ITG , said, “We are delighted to have someone of Ed’s industry reputation and experience join ITG to lead our exciting Dorma product introduction.” “The luxurious finishing and graceful trim detail of Dorma bed linens display a distinctively European influence and level of craftsmanship not easily found.”