Ellery to Open Bentonville Office, Names Whitlow to Head Walmart Sales

NEW YORK-Ellery Homestyles will open an office and showroom in Bentonville, Ark., Walmart's headquarters location, and has appointed Scott Whitlow vice president of sales-Walmart to head the new office.

The office will open some time in the third quarter, and the company will be hiring other personnel as part of this expansion, according to an Ellery statement. Whitlow is working as part of the Walmart team with Michael Doherty, vice president of sales, to whom he reports.

Whitlow has come to Ellery from The Northwest Co., where he headed that company's Bentonville office for the past nine years. His career also includes a position as a Walmart buyer.

Budd Goldman, CEO of Ellery, said, "Having a local presence in Bentonville to better support this important retail partner is part of our growth strategy."

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