Boss Design President joins BIFMA Board of Directors

Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson, President at Boss Design North America, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of BIFMA – the leading trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers.

In addition to his current role, Jeff has 18 years’ experience within the furniture industry, and brings a wealth of knowledge that will help strengthen BIFMA’s leadership of the commercial furniture industry through the years ahead.

Commenting on his appointment, Jeff said: “I am delighted to be invited to play such a key role in BIFMA, and to have the opportunity to work alongside other world-class manufacturers in the contract furniture industry.

“Boss Design is regarded as one of the leading global designers and manufacturers of high quality office seating, upholstery and tables, and leads by example through the delivery of an intelligent and evolving portfolio, whilst maintaining the best ethical standards. As such, the company fully supports the importance of BIFMA standards to ensure our industry puts to market the highest quality of products,” adds Jeff.

He concludes: “This latest appointment, along with Boss Design’s investment in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and permanent showroom space in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, are all testament to the company’s long-term commitment to the US market,” adds Jeff.

About BIFMA:

Founded in 1973, BIFMA is the not-for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers and is the voice of the commercial furniture industry.In order to provide healthy, comfortable, and productive workspaces, the association’s service rests on an infrastructure of engineering and materials standards which embody the best of knowledge on safety, ergonomics, and sustainability.

BIFMA sponsors the development and refining of these standards; explaining their importance and application, and translating their necessary complexity into more easily understood and implemented formats. It also monitors the state of the industry, serves as a forum for member co-operation and collaboration, interacts with international counterparts, and advocates for regulatory conditions that foster value and innovation.

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