Spring Air Names Murillo VP of Business DevelopmentFebruary 26, 2013
Industry veteran Armando Murillo has joined Spring Air International, Boston, Mass., as vice president of business development, a new position.
Murillo, whose appointment is effective March 1, will be responsible for generating new business for the Top 12 bedding producer and for working with existing retail accounts. He reports to Rick Robinson, company president.
Since 1995, Murillo has served in sales management positions with major home brands such as Sealy, Serta and Palliser Furniture. He also worked for a number of prominent retailers including Los Angeles-based Sit ’n Sleep and The Brick in Toronto.
Most recently, from 2011 to early this year, Murillo was vice president and general manager of Mattress World, the 32-store sleep specialty chain owned by Art Van Furniture. Before that he served as vice president of merchandising for Dallas-based Mattress Giant from 2008 to 2010.
“Armando’s 18-year career in the bedding and furniture industries adds strong, veteran experience to our leadership team,” Robinson said. “Over those years he worked in executive-level posts for a number of high-profile companies and brands, and we’re very pleased to welcome him to Spring Air.”