Latex International Appoints Sales Exec for Midwest Region

Latex International has appointed John Vinson director of sales for the company’s central U.S. division. Vinson will be responsible for working with existing customers to development new programs and strategies, as well as opening new sales channels in the region. Vinson will report to Vice President of Western Sales Jeff Gober.

With nearly a decade of experience in the home furnishings industry, Vinson previously was southwest regional territory manager at Flexible Foam Products, a supplier of polyurethane foam components, where he was responsible for developing new regional accounts in the Texas, Colorado, Missouri and Tennessee. He was also a member of the company’s research & development team.

“The addition of John on our team is part of our process of putting more seasoned sales leaders in front our clients to forge closer, more strategic relationships. He has a great track record of working with his clients to develop new and exciting products and programs, and we know our clients will benefit tremendously from his experience,” said Latex International President and Chief Executive Officer David Fisher.

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About Latex International: Founded in 1975, Latex International is the world’s largest manufacturer of latex mattresses and pillows, sold under many leading brand names through strategic business partners. Talalay Latex sleep products offer unsurpassed durability and levels of weightless comfort. More than 200 employees produce mattress cores, toppers and pillow buns utilizing both the Talalay and Dunlop manufacturing processes. Latex International manufactures latex in Shelton, CT and manages over 10 distribution and fabrication centers throughout the world.