Latex International Expands National Sales Team

danmanningLatex Foam International Holdings, Inc. has appointed Daniel Manning its vice president of components for the eastern region. He will be responsible for working with existing customers to development new programs and strategies, as well as opening new sales channels. Manning will report to Executive Vice President of Component and Direct-to-Retail Sales Ken Hinman.

Manning joins the company with extensive sales experience in consumer products and business-to-business markets. He started his career in 2010 at leading foam manufacturer FXI as a technical product inside sales representative. In 2011, he was promoted to account manager of the southeast region. Under his leadership, company revenues in that area grew 600 percent over two years.

“We are thrilled Dan has joined the company because his prior experience selling specialty bedding components is an asset to the company. He understands the nuances of our business and knows first hand how incorporating innovative materials into the different layers of a sleep product can add to the comfort and value of a mattress, topper, or pillow,” said Hinman. “Coming off a strong third quarter Dan adds extra management muscle to our team at an important time for us.”

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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.