Symbol Mattress Promotes Mike Brown to New Regional Sales Management Post

Symbol Mattress has promoted Mike Brown from sales representative to regional sales manager over three states in the southeast, announced Mike McQuiston, company executive vice president.

In his new post, Brown will report to Nick Hrkman, manager of sales, and will be responsible for Symbol’s growth and development in Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina, operating from his home in Atlanta.

“Mike has a solid sales background in the bedding industry, having worked in various field and management positions for a number of mattress producers since 1986,” noted Hrkman. “He’ll represent Symbol at both the Las Vegas and Tupelo furniture markets and we look forward to leveraging his extensive bedding knowledge and expertise in the southeastern market.”

Before joining Symbol, Brown had been national sales manager of the Sleep Comfort International Division of Kingsdown. Prior to that he worked in sales from 1993 to 2012 for American Bedding in Gainesville, Ga. He served as a sales manager at American for the last 14 years of his nearly 20-year tenure.

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About Symbol Mattress: Founded in 1962, Symbol Mattress is a Top 12 U.S. bedding producer dedicated to providing quality, comfort and value to retailers and offers a broad spectrum of mattress products at retail price points ranging from promotional to premium. Prominent collections include the company’s Signature and Comfort 4U lines, along with the new Unite series. The company has seven manufacturing locations in Reading, Pa.; Jasper, Ala.; Watertown, Wis.; Orlando, Fla.; Dayville, Conn. and Olive Branch, Miss., along with its factory and corporate headquarters in Richmond, Va.