Eitel Named to Mattress Firm Board
January 30, 2012,
HOUSTON-Charles R. Eitel, former chairman and CEO of Simmons, has been elected to the Mattress Firm board of directors.
Eitel's term will begin Feb. 1 and run until the Mattress Firm annual meeting of stockholders in 2013. He served as Simmons' chairman and CEO from January 2000 until October 2008, after which he served as the mattress manufacturer's vice chairman until December 2009.
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