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30 Year Mattress Veteran Matthew Connolly Appointed President of Eclipse

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Matthew Connolly, a mattress industry veteran with over 30 years in the industry has been appointed to the position of President of Eclipse and Eastman House. Stuart Carlitz will serve as Chairman of Eclipse International where he will focus on international licensing of the Eclipse and Eastman House brands.

“Matthew’s rejoining the Eclipse and Eastman House brands as president will allow us to better manage our key brands domestically by marketing our proprietary, patented technologies offering unique solutions to support, alignment, performance, quality, competitive pricing and stronger retailer and consumer services in the US,” says Chairman /CEO Stuart Carlitz. “We will be reviewing our entire marketing and product claims proposition to our customers,” states Carlitz. “We are very excited about having Matthew resume his position as President of Eclipse.”

A few years ago Matthew served as President of Eclipse International, as well as previously serving as Executive Vice President of Bedding Industries of America (B.I.A.), the manufacturers of Eclipse, Eastman House, Hemingway Mattresses, and Therapedic for over 13 years.

Prior to working for B.I.A, Matthew had held management positions with major manufacturers as well has having owned and operated several retail establishments in the furniture and bedding trade.

Through his experience, Matthew brings the knowledge and understanding of the bedding industry from the development stages, to the manufacturing level, right up to the retail level.

In the US Eclipse services national accounts as well as many independent retailers across the country with 10 licensees and sub- licensees. Eclipse is also an international company committed to selling mattresses worldwide. With 34 licensed factories spanning 6 continents and over 100 years experience, Eclipse dedicates itself to combining innovative, patented sleep technology with relentless customer service. The company’s goal is to provide the consumer with a healthier night’s sleep.

For more information contact: http://www.eclipsemattress.com/

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