Klaussner Home Furnishings Brings on Walt Hammond as COO
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Klaussner Home Furnishings announces the addition of Walter Hammond to its executive leadership team. Walt officially joined Klaussner as its executive vice president and chief operating officer at the end of February 2023.
Walt has over 25 years of experience in the manufacturing sector, which includes roles at both Thomasville Furniture and Bassett Furniture earlier in his career. Most recently, Walt served as the Vice President of Manufacturing Operations at Endura Products, a privately-held manufacturer of components in the building products industry.
“We’re excited to have Walt join the Klaussner team. Effectively scaling our production and sourcing capabilities will be critical to our ongoing success, and Walt will take the lead in doing that,” said David Cybulski, CEO of Klaussner Home Furnishings. “Our retailer partners and consumers expect a high level of quality along with short lead times and on-time delivery, and Walt has the capabilities to help us excel in all three areas. Most importantly, Walt understands that the people at Klaussner are our most valuable asset, and through his outstanding leadership he will contribute to building upon our culture of success.”
Hammond is a Greensboro-area native and attended North Carolina State University for his undergraduate degree, and Wake Forest University for his Master of Business Administration.
About Klaussner Home Furnishings:
Headquartered in Asheboro, N.C., Klaussner Home Furnishings has grown to become one of the largest furniture companies in America with showrooms in High Point and Las Vegas. As the leading solutions provider for the home furnishings industry, Klaussner’s breadth of product is unrivaled, and its service is unparalleled with guaranteed delivery of its domestic products in 21 days or less. Its comprehensive selection and divisions include: Domestic Upholstery, Imported Upholstery, Domestic Motion, Case Goods, Enso Sleep Systems and Comfort Design. For more information, visit www.klaussner.com.