American Leather Holdings Names Chief Executive Officer
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American Leather Holdings, LLC (“ALH”), an industry leading furniture platform that designs, manufactures, and markets premium, 100% made-to-order upholstered home furnishings in addition to products designed for the hospitality and commercial industries, announced today that it has named Brian Golden as the company's Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
“I am honored and energized by the opportunity to assume the role of CEO at ALH, a company with such a strong portfolio of trusted and quality brands serving customers around the world,” said Golden. “I have a deep respect for all the hard work that has taken place to build ALH and I look forward to working with the team to advance the company into the next stage of growth.”
Brian is a recognized leader with an impressive track record of establishing extraordinary brands and leading companies to achieve growth. He is passionate about serving the people he works with as well as his customers and key stakeholders. His experience is an ideal fit for ALH’s strategic transformation of product innovation, design, technology, and data.
Prior to ALH, Brian served as CEO at York Wallcoverings, a global leader and manufacturer of commercial and residential wallcoverings, serving the architectural, designer, hospitality, and end-user markets while distributing products in over 85 countries worldwide through a variety of sales channels. Golden has led several successful businesses and has more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing, eCommerce, and technology.
Phil Milazzo, who joined the firm in March as interim CEO, will move to an executive leadership role in operations due to his deep knowledge in operational innovation and excellence. Phil has over 30 years of management experience in manufacturing companies operating in a wide variety of industries, including aerospace and cabinetry. Phil has meaningful experience leading multi-site operations with a strong emphasis on supply chain and operations management.
About American Leather
Founded by engineers in 1990, American Leather® was created on the belief that three months is too long to ever wait for a piece of customized furniture. Our founders believed that 12 weeks was too long to take an order from concept to completion. In the time since, we have set the standard in the industry for custom furniture.
What began as a small team in a borrowed facility has grown to more than 600 employees in Dallas, Texas, housed in a state-of-the-art 350,000-square-foot factory. For more information, visit www.americanleather.com.