Nourison Promotes Baker and Forwood to Regional Sales Managers

Jeff ForwoodJeff Forwood

SADDLEBROOK, N.J.-Nourison has named Owen Baker and Jeff Forwood regional sales managers. Baker will now manage the Western region of the U.S. for Nourison, while Forwood will oversee the Northeast region. Each is responsible for managing and developing business within his respective territory, while supervising a team of company-employed account executives.

An industry veteran in both rugs and broadloom, Baker has spent the last eight years as account executive of the Southern California territory for Nourison. Forwood also has strong rug and carpet sales and management experience, and has been a Nourison account executive in Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland for more than two years.

"These are well-deserved promotions that are reflective of the success and commitment to excellence that these gentlemen have shown at Nourison. They are also indicative of Nourison's continued investment to its sales, service and manufacturing infrastructure," said Gerard O'Keefe, Nourison's vice president of sales. "Our sales organization is stronger than ever and poised for great success as market conditions continue to improve."

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