Innovative bedding products producer, Protect-A-Bed announces that Jared Bell was promoted to Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Operations, and Miguel Marrero is now the Director of Information Technology Development.
In his new role, Bell will oversee the company’s strategic planning, execution of the company vision and operations for Protect-A-Bed. He has been with the company for five years and was previously the Director of Sales. Bell most recently played a vital role in the development and roll-out of Protect-A-Bed’s newest collections, which debuted at the 2016 Las Vegas Market.
“Jared has a proven track record of strong sales and strategic thinking that have helped grow Protect-A-Bed to where we are today,” said Protect-A-Bed CEO, James Bell. “He will continue to be a tremendous leader for the brand in driving our future company forward.”
Marrero will now lead the development of information technology for Protect-A-Bed. His past contributions include leading the development of the REM-Fit Active, the REM-Fit Sleep Monitor, and the REM-Fit World’s Smartest Pillow. Marrero recently reached his 10-year milestone with the company, which was announced and celebrated at the company’s annual conference. His dedication and service to the organization is being recognized with a four-day, three-night trip to Mexico.
“Innovation is vitally important at Protect-A-Bed, and Miguel has helped us lead the industry in innovative, cutting-edge sleep technology,” said James Bell. “We are confident he will continue to be invaluable in keeping Protect-A-Bed ahead of the curve when it comes to technology development.”
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About Protect-A-Bed: With more than 30 years of experience in bedding protection product development, 320 products in 40 categories and a presence in 48 countries, Protect-A-Bed is recognized as a worldwide leader in mattress protection innovation. Protect-A-Bed products help create a dry, hygienic, bedbug-free and anti-allergy sleep zone while also protecting the mattress warranty. The company developed the proprietary Miracle Membrane, which is waterproof and protects mattresses against liquids and bodily fluids that may inhibit a mattress’s warranty claim, and patented BugLock with SecureSeal and three-sided zipper system for encasements. Protect-A-Bed products are listed as Class 1 Medical Devices with the Food and Drug Administration, and have received the Good Housekeeping Seal. In addition, Protect-A-Bed’s AllerZip Smooth Mattress and Pillow Encasements are Certified asthma & allergy friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Protect-A-Bed is based in Wheeling, IL.