Boss Design to Steer Growth with Key Executive Appointment
Boss Design – a global leader in the design and manufacture of high quality office seating, upholstery and tables -has announced the appointment of Gregg Arrington as VP of Operations at its manufacturing base in High Point, North Carolina.
With over 30 years’ experience in furniture manufacturing, Gregg brings a wealth of knowledge to help drive growth of the Boss Design brand across North America. He will take the helm with immediate effect.
Formerly at Steelcase/Brayton International, Gregg’s certification in Lean Manufacturing from University of Michigan has steered his focus in keeping the local cottage industry of suppliers in the High Point, NC region working and growing. Also, his passion for the furniture industry led to the creation of the NCFI (North Carolina Furniture Institute) in 2015 – www.ncfurnitureinstitute.com
Drawing on his passion for furniture manufacturing, Gregg’s new role will focus on delivering new propositions that will be instrumental in developing Boss Design’s brand awareness and expanding sales in key market sectors.
Commenting on his appointment, Gregg said: “I am very excited about this opportunity to work with our President, Jeff Thompson, and our Corporate Controller, JoAnn Kelly. Together, we make a great team, and our plans are in motion to grow and expand our operations utilizing the talent that we have here in High Point.
“We have two very strong factors here at Boss Design: our employees in our manufacturing arena are geared for internal change and ready for the challenge, and as the Boss Design brand continues to take flight in North American market, our growth potential is unlimited,” adds Gregg.
Established in 1983 and privately owned, The Boss Design group currently manufactures in four continents and has an international supply chain servicing more than thirty countries. With high profile showrooms in the heart of London and Dubai, the Group is today a leading supplier of innovative and quality engineered commercial seating worldwide. All brands within the Group are renowned for their leading-edge design and handcrafted manufacturing expertise. The Group advocates a strong corporate social responsibility policy from initial product design through to end-of-life-management, to ensure minimal environmental impact and maximum social benefits. As a carbon neutral company, the Group is committed to reducing, reusing and recycling materials within all production processes and a unique service allows its furniture to be 100% reused or recycled.