Surya Names Lynne Meredith VP, Product Development
September 19, 2013,
CALHOUN, Ga.-Surya has appointed Lynne Meredith vice president of product development, where she will manage design and product development for Surya's rug line, as well as the company's growing home accessories offerings, including pillows, poufs, throws, art and accent furniture. She reports to Satya Tiwari, president.
With a lifelong passion for textiles, Meredith has spent 25 years designing and overseeing global sourcing and overseas manufacturing processes within the fashion and home textiles markets. Prior to joining Surya, she served in leadership roles within design and development for global companies such as Trade AM International and Kingfisher Group.
Surya has been increasing significantly its investment in product development. In the past year alone, the company doubled its rug designs from 2,000 to 4,000 while also launching a new accent furniture collection.
"We are committed to building a comprehensive product range within the home accents category that is coordinated and easy for the customer to shop," said Meredith. "To support this effort, we have assembled a robust design team that is working directly with our customers to anticipate trend and color forecasts and to introduce consistently fresh and highly livable designs that work seamlessly with today's diverse lifestyles."
Other Articles By Author
HFN Launches Interactive Idea Book
HFN's DIGITAL EDITION
COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90
We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
- Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
- Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money