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CORT Names David Schwehm Group Vice President of Sales

Furniture World News Desk on 6/22/2014

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced that David Schwehm has joined the company as group vice president of sales. In this position, David will provide leadership to grow the Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Connecticut, Boston and Detroit markets.

David joins CORT after 29 years at Time Warner Cable where he ended his tenure as vice president of national sales and operations. In this role, he focused primarily on sales to the property management and multi-family housing industry. David also served as chairman of the National Suppliers Council, on the Board of Directors for the National Apartment Association (NAA) and the national Multi-Family Housing Association and was a Paragon award recipient of the NAA.

“Having a talented sales force is critical to CORT’s growth,” said Richard Ritter, executive vice president of CORT. “With over 25 years of experience in sales, management and operations and extensive ties to the multi-family housing industry, we know David will provide great leadership to grow key markets.”

About CORT: CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation's leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. With more than 100 offices, showrooms and clearance centers across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and partners in more than 70 countries, no other furniture rental company can match CORT's breadth of services and companywide commitment to providing excellent customer service. For more information, please visit www.cort.com.