Spring Air Names Industry Veteran Murillo to Business Development Post

Boston based, Spring Air International has appointed industry veteran Armando Murillo to the newly created position of vice president of business development, reporting to Rick Robinson, company president.

A. MurilloMurillo, whose appointment is effective March 1, will be responsible for generating new business for the Top 12 bedding producer and for working with existing retail accounts.

“Armando’s 18-year career in the bedding and furniture industries adds strong, veteran experience to our leadership team,” noted Robinson. “Over those years he worked in executive-level posts for a number of high-profile companies and brands, and we’re very pleased to welcome him to Spring Air.”

Since 1995, Murillo has served in sales management positions with major home brands like Sealy, Serta and Palliser Furniture.  He also worked for a number of prominent retailers including Los Angeles-based Sit ’n Sleep and The Brick in Toronto.

Most recently, from 2011 to early this year, Murillo was vice president and general manager of Mattress World, the 32-store sleep specialty chain owned by Art Van Furniture. Before that he served as vice president of merchandising for Dallas-based Mattress Giant from 2008 to 2010.

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About Spring Air International: With 13 North American facilities and operates in 33 other countries across the globe, the company helps retailers drive business while leveraging the reputation for trust and integrity inspired by its 87-year-old brand.