Paramount Sleep Announces Two New Leadership Changes

Paramount Sleep has announced two personnel changes, hiring Kimberly Nickerson as customer service manager and promoting Melissa Bassham to director of marketing.

As head of the customer service department, Nickerson reports directly to Paramount Sleep President Richard Fleck and is responsible for maintaining a comprehensive customer service program with high satisfaction rates. Nickerson develops and deploys customer service systems, supervises two customer service representatives and liaises between customers and Paramount Sleep operations, delivery and sales departments.

“Kimberly has a track record of providing excellent customer service and she brings to Paramount that special can-do attitude that we expect of all our employees,” said Fleck.

Bassham, who also reports directly to Richard Fleck, has been with Paramount Sleep since November 2010, starting out as a marketing representative before being promoted to marketing and visual merchandising manager. In her new role she will drive the strategy and future planning of the marketing department, expand the company’s social media presence, and lead the merchandising process.

“Melissa’s exceptional leadership skills, marketing acumen and attention to detail have made her an integral part of Paramount’s growth,” commented Fleck. “I’ve enjoyed watching her hone her skills over the last four-and-a-half years and am confident that she will excel in her new responsibilities.”

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About Paramount Sleep: Paramount Sleep is a third generation, family owned mattress manufacturer based in Norfolk, Va.  For more than 80 years, the company has remained one of the industry’s premier suppliers of high quality mattress systems. Available at many top retailers in the country, the company currently produces handcrafted mattresses under seven unique brand names:  A.H. Beard®, Back Performance®, Boutique Hotel, Doc in a Box®, GoodNite®, HD Super Duty®, Hypnos®, and Nature’s Spa®.