Magnussen Announces Management Changes

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HIGH POINT, N.C.-Magnussen Home announced changes in management and executive positions as part of its growth plan for 2013 and beyond.


Nathan Cressman has been promoted to president of Magnussen Home.  Cressman began his career with Magnussen in 1997 as product development manager. He has been senior vice president of sales, marketing and product development since 2009.


Kent MacFarlane was promoted to chief financial officer.  MacFarlane Joined Magnussen Home as vice president of finance and administration in 2009. 

Following Russ Langford's retirement as chief operating officer in 2012, the following changes have been implemented:   


Chris Kleine has been promoted to the position of vice-president of Asia Operations. Chris, who resides in Vietnam, began working with Magnussen 26 years ago.

Brian Beane has joined Magnussen as the product development manager.  Beane began his experience in the furniture industry in procurement management in 1996.


For Magnussen's International division, Christina Sim will continue her role as international logistics senior manager. She joined Magnussen in 2001 working in the procurement department and is now based in Vietnam at Magnussen's Asian Distribution Center.


For Magnussen's supply chain division, Mike Eichler has been promoted to director of product demand and supply.  He has been with Magnussen for eight years in supply and demand.


Richard Magnussen will remain CEO for Magnussen Home. "Magnussen Home plans to aggressively grow its business in volume and product categories over the next few years and part of the plan to achieve this growth involves building and developing Magnussen's management team for the next level of business activity," Magnussen said.

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