PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COFCO, a premier full service office furniture company and the largest and oldest Allsteel dealer in the country, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Molz in a newly-created position, as vice president of business development and member of our leadership team, reporting to CEO Joan Waters.
Molz is an accomplished leader in the industry, most recently serving as Vice President of Business Interiors at Office Basics. During his tenure there, he developed a successful new contract furniture division and built the salesforce for the office furniture side of the business. Molz began his career as a teenager working with his father in their family-owned office furniture business in the 1970's. He learned the business from the ground up, starting as a delivery boy and developing over the years to become the owner of BF Molz.
Molz will oversee the strategic direction, expansion and operation of business development and sales. A revitalization of the COFCO brand is currently underway which includes; growth, new business development and embarking in new strategic directions that are aligned with COFCO's core values: authentic, passionate, solutions driven and leadership focused. The focus is on building new relationships, attracting new clients and growing the company.
"I am thrilled that Dean will be joining our team and this is the perfect time," said Waters. "Our future depends on growth and we need a leader like Dean who has built an extraordinary career in the office furnishings industry. He has a proven track record and he brings an innovative leadership style that will benefit us. Dean shares our values and our commitment to building and sustaining relationships that embody trust, accountability, creativity and integrity. He places the same strong emphasis as we do on the client experience."
"I am profoundly honored to join COFCO in this newly created position and very much look forward to working with the entire COFCO team to advance a new vision," said Molz. "I have always admired COFCO. Their honesty, commitment to quality and longstanding history in the region has made them one of the most reputable companies in the industry. I am excited to help them get to the next level."
Dean has a B.S in Marketing from Stockton University and lives with his family in Moorestown, NJ.
About COFCO, a premier full service office furniture company and the largest and oldest Allsteel dealer in the country. We work with our clients, who come to us from all business sectors, to create workplace environments that make people happy. Started in 1946, COFCO is a privately held company with 45 employees and corporate headquarters located in the American Street Corridor of Philadelphia. For more than 65 years, COFCO has been a leader in the economic growth, viability and sustainability of the community. COFCO is a good corporate citizen and is committed to the environment and supports a green way of life. www.cofcogroup.com