Zuo Names Cousins VP Sales

Christian CousinsChristian Cousins

UNION CITY, Calif.-Zuo Modern Contemporary Inc. has named Christian Cousins to the newly created position of vice president of sales North America.

Cousins most recently served as vice president of sales for Pastel Furniture. He reports to CEO Luis Ruesga.

"We are very excited about Christian's energy, experience and aspirations that are synergistic with Zuo," Ruesga said. "His experience in product development, merchandising and marketing will offer additional perspective to our proudly visible brand. Christian's strategies and proprietary/main line market understanding combined with his cultivated relationships in the North American market will be invaluable to continuing to support our growing customer base."

"I am extremely excited for this newly created position, as I have been an advocate and fond on-looker of Zuo's development for many years. To be able to pair Zuo's existing energy, innovation and esteemed client's along with my own passion, talents and opportunities in harmony with Zuo is a sincere pleasure. I look forward to the challenges and successes greatly," Cousins said.

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