Chilton Appointed CEO Of Soft-Tex International, Perry Retires
| On April 28, 2016, Jeff Chilton, president of sales and
marketing of Soft-Tex International, has been promoted to ceo of
the company, as Arthur Perry the company's current ceo announces
his retirement. "I am humbled and honored by this opportunity,"
says Chilton. "I have learned a tremendous amount from Art, his
generosity and kindness are very rare and I am looking forward to
this new challenge. Our vision will be driven by delivering
innovation, value and service to our ever growing customer base.
In the spirit of Art's great leadership, my door will always be
open to all employees and shareholders."
"I am pleased with the board's decision to appoint Jeff as
our new ceo," says Arthur Perry. "Jeff is a pleasure to work with
and his enthusiasm is contagious. He has been instrumental in
building our portfolio of retail partners and to the overall
success of the company during his tenure here. Jeff has been
taking on increasing levels of responsibility at the organization
over the past couple of years, so this promotion will be seamless."
Arthur Perry, co-founder and ceo of Soft-Tex, is retiring
after 30 years. He will remain on the company's Board of
Directors. "It is with mixed emotions that I announce my
retirement," says Perry. "It has been a great career, and more
rewarding than I ever could have imagined. I've had the pleasure
of working with so many great people whom I will certainly miss.
Our management team and our devoted employees have done an
outstanding job positioning the company to support our retailer's
needs and I am grateful by their continued hard work and
Soft-Tex International is a manufacturer and distributor of a
variety of memory foam products including pillows, bed toppers,
and mattresses as well as fiber pillows, bed toppers, mattress
pads and protectors. The 30+ year old company is based in
Waterford, NY and has additional distribution points in
Charleston, SC. and Southern California. Soft-Tex also operates
showrooms in New York City and Las Vegas. The company’s brand
names include Sensorpedic®, Biopedic®, SensorGEL®, Therapedic®,
and Dream Smart®. Visit soft-tex.com for more information.