Schumacher announced the appointment of Maria E. Parasugo, Vice-President, Merchandising.
As Vice-President, Merchandising for Schumacher, Maria is responsible for developing strategy for merchandise planning as well as for merchandising initiatives.
Before joining F. Schumacher & Co., Maria served as Vice-President of Design, Sales & Merchandising for Century Furniture. Maria was responsible for overseeing sales, operations as well as product and merchandising efforts for Century Furniture sales to the design trade channel. Maria held various managerial positions at Century Furniture, including Showroom Manager, Director of Corporate Showrooms, and Senior Director of Sales and Merchandising.
Prior to her career at Century Furniture, Maria worked for the Waverly Division of F. Schumacher & Co. in various managerial positions.
Maria Parasugo reports to Terri Eagle, President and CEO of F. Schumacher & Co., and she can be reached at Schumacher’s Corporate Headquarters in New York City.
“Maria will play a crucial role in developing merchandising strategies to meet customer needs,” according to Terri Eagle.
About Schumacher: Since 1889, Schumacher has brought unsurpassed luxury to homes and other interior and exterior spaces. Schumacher’s decorative fabrics, wallcoverings, trimmings and furnishings feature an abundance of classic styles and designs, as well as a variety of modern designs inspired by sources like haute couture, contemporary visual arts and nature.
The brand is noted for its many design partnerships which include agreements to reproduce textiles and wallcoverings for numerous historic restorations and museums, including Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, Historic Newport in Rhode Island and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
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