Chris Collins Named President of Arte Italica

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NEW YORK-Arte Italica has appointed Chris Collins president of the tabletop and bath accessories resource.

Collins will be responsible for all of the company's business activities. He will transition into his new post over the coming months, as he completes his current responsibilities as vice president and general manager of the 7 W New York showroom building. He will succeed Earl Skidmore, the company's owner.

Collins was with 7 W New York for more than eight years. Prior to that, he served in senior executive positions with Colonial Candle, Figi and Russ Berrie & Co.

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