PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Herman Miller, Inc. announced today the sale of its corporately-owned dealership, Spectrum, to Peggy Kelly, Spectrum's current president. The sale was completed on January 1, 2017.
Established in 1965, Spectrum is not only the oldest, but also the largest, Herman Miller dealership in Philadelphia. Kelly, who joined the dealership as President in 2013, is recognized for strengthening Spectrum and Herman Miller's position in the greater Philadelphia area.
"We believe commercial distribution is best managed by independent, experienced owners," said Mike Hamacher, Vice President of Distribution Channels. "Peggy not only has a tremendous amount of experience in the industry, but also has an intimate understanding of the market in and around Philadelphia."
As the recipient of Philadelphia Business Journal's 2016 Minority Business Leader Award, Kelly has been lauded for her "people-first" approach to leadership. "Each member of the Spectrum team is an important part of both our company and our community," said Kelly. "Every person carries with them years of experience, specialized knowledge, and a considered point of view. As a team, we look forward to growing our presence in Philadelphia and deepening long-lasting relationships by providing the exceptional service that our clients have come to expect."
Kelly has more than 15 years of experience in the furniture industry. Prior to taking the leadership role at Spectrum, she served as Vice President of Herman Miller's North America seating category, and before that was president of a Knoll dealership for almost a decade.
Spectrum's office and showroom are located at 1003 West 9th Avenue, King of Prussia. Spectrum also recently opened a Distribution Center and Installation Platform in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
Spectrum, a Herman Miller Dealer, has been the preferred office furniture dealer in Philadelphia and the surrounding region since 1965. Offering products and services of the highest standards, Spectrum continues to provide dynamic solutions to meet the changing demands of evolving organizations. For more information, please visit www.spectrumworkplace.com.
About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, the global company has relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal. Herman Miller's designs are part of museum collections worldwide, and the company is a past recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. Known and respected for its leadership in corporate social responsibility, Herman Miller has earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's top rating in its Corporate Equality Index ten years in a row, was named a 2016 Top 100 Healthiest Employer, and has earned numerous global sustainability awards. In fiscal 2016, the company generated $2.26 billion in revenue and employed nearly 8,000 people worldwide. Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.
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