Abbyson Living Names Dana Andrew to its Board of Directors

Jul 16, 2013, 10:15 ET from Abbyson Living

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Former International Market Centers Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications Dana Andrew has joined the board of directors of leading home furnishings manufacturer Abbyson Living.



Andrew brings more than 16 years of expertise in international marketing and public relations—a decade of which has been cultivated in the home furnishings industry—to Abbyson Living's rapidly growing brand.

"Abbyson Living is evolving and successfully positioning itself as a modern furniture company for the digitally-driven retailer and consumer. And as a result, their growth trajectory over the last couple years has been remarkable," Andrew said. "They enjoy a broad base of leading retailers as their customers, and through my role on their board, I look forward to helping them gain more traction that will elevate their brand and distribution opportunities."

Earlier this year Andrew left her full-time position as Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications at International Market Centers, the world's largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home decor and gift industries, and formed her own marketing consulting enterprise based in Northern California.

"Dana is an industry thought leader that brings incredible depth of experience and talent to Abbyson's board of directors," Abbyson Living's President Yavar Rafieha said. "We look forward to having her serve on our board and benefiting from her vast knowledge base in our industry and successful track record in marketing strategy."

Recently, Mike Pollard also joined Abbyson's board of directors after a 27-year successful career as Vice President of Costco Wholesale, E-Commerce Operations.

No other online home furnishings manufacturer is growing at the rate that Abbyson Living has in recent years. Abbyson Living's ecommerce drop ship division was named by INC. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the nation. Abbyson received three INC. 500 category achievements including #15 in Top 100 Consumer Products & Services Companies, #37 in Top 100 California Companies, and #14 in Los Angeles Metro Area.

With 20 years of successful growth, four facilities throughout North America, Abbyson Living proudly serves 68 national retail partners including many of the Top 100 U.S. Retailers. Through its unparalleled quality furniture, state-of-the-art customer support, and affordable pricing Abbyson Living has become a premier designer and manufacturer of transitional home furnishings and America's most trusted online furniture brand.

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