American Furniture Hall of Fame Elects New Officers

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The Board of Directors of the American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation Inc. has elected new officers and board members, as well as appointed new members to the Hall of Fame Legacy Board.

Randy Ford, Leggett & Platt, has been elected board president; George Cartledge, III, Grand Home Furnishings, first vice president; William D. Kimbrell, Star Furniture, second vice president; and Bill Markowitz, The Veneman Group, secretary-treasurer. Kurt L. Darrow, La-Z-Boy, will continue to serve on the executive committee as board chairman.

New directors serving a three-year term are Michael Amini, AICO/Amini Innovation Corp.; and Jack Hawn, Jr., Zenith Global Logistics. Joining the Legacy Board are Russell Bienenstock, Furniture World Magazine; and Art Van Elslander, Art Van Furniture.

Re-elected members serving an additional three-year term are Aminy Audi, L. & J.G. Stickley; George Cartledge III, Grand Home Furnishings; Randy Ford, Leggett & Platt; Roger Friesen, Casana Furniture Company Ltd., William D. Kimbrell, Star Furniture; and Dennis Novosel, Stoney Creek Furniture.

The 2012 inductees will be honored with a gala banquet on Oct. 14 at the High Point Market (Oct. 13-18). For information, call 336-882-5900.

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