Eclipse International announced that industry veteran David Tenuta has joined the company as director of brands and marketing. Tenuta has more than 30 years of experience in the sales and marketing of luxury brands like E.S. Kluft, Aireloom, Kingsdown and Hypnos, having recently left Paramount Sleep.
At Eclipse, Tenuta will support marketing efforts on all company brands, but will place special focus on the portfolio’s luxury brands like Eastman House, Hemingway and Van Vorst.
“We have built the nation’s largest portfolio of luxury bedding brands under one roof, and Dave will be able to assist us market and package these offerings to our dealers,” said Stuart Carlitz, Eclipse International president and CEO. “There is no one in the industry with a greater depth of experience in building luxury bedding brands.”
Prior to joining Eclipse, Tenuta was director of sales at Paramount Sleep where he managed sales for the Hypnos line and strategic accounts. He joined Paramount in 2014 as director of sales and business development. Tenuta also held sales management positions with E.S. Kluft & Co. and Kingsdown.
“Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to work with many of the great innovators in our industry, specifically in the luxury sector,” Tenuta said. “I was there at the beginning of E.S. Kluft for example, and participated in what was the birth of one of the strongest brands in the industry today. I believe the Eclipse portfolio has the opportunity to grow in a similar way and I am excited to be a part of this team.”
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About Eclipse International: Based in North Brunswick, N.J., Eclipse International has been making mattresses since 1905, and Eastman House was founded in 1866 and is the oldest, continuous mattress manufacturer in the U.S.A cornerstone brand of Bedding Industries of America, the company is a leader in advanced sleep systems crafted with high quality components, including latex, memory foam, gel and eco-friendly materials. Known for its design innovation, Eclipse holds a number of patents that deliver superb support throughout the product line. Today, the company has 63 licensees, 16 in the U.S., two in Canada and 42 overseas servicing 65 countries or provinces.