Serta Simmons Bedding Announces New Moreno Valley, California Operations Manager

Company, industry veteran will lead the plant’s manufacturing operations

ATLANTA (Aug. 28, 2017) – Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (“SSB”), the largest manufacturer and distributor of mattresses in the United States, has announced that John Eberly will lead the company’s Moreno Valley, CA, manufacturing plant as Operations Manager. In his new role, John will be responsible for leading the operations of the current Moreno Valley plant and overseeing the start-up of the company’s new, larger Moreno Valley plant, scheduled to open later this year to meet increased demand in the West region.

John will be responsible for the plant’s supply management, manufacturing process and implementation of change initiatives. He will also ensure implementation of operating methods and procedures to ensure product quality and safety for SSB’s two leading brands, Serta® and Beautyrest®.

“We are thrilled to have John lead our current and, eventually, our new Moreno Valley operations as part of our multi-year investment to expand our manufacturing footprint and support areas of the country with the greatest growth and demand,” said Tony Guerra, Vice President of Operations-West, for SSB. “John is a proven leader who will champion our plant employees and ensure we meet the needs of our customers.”

John previously served as Operations Manager at SSB’s Waycross, Ga., plant. He brings more than 30 years of production and operations experience to the Moreno Valley plant, a consistent record of process improvement, and world-class performance achievement with companies such as Texas Instruments, Hewlett-Packard, and Philips.

About Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC
Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (“SSB”) is the largest distributor and manufacturer of mattresses in the United States. The Atlanta-based company owns and manages two of the largest bedding brands in the mattress industry, Serta®, which has five other independent licensees, and Beautyrest®. The two brands are distributed through national, hospitality, and regional and independent channels throughout North America. SSB also owns Tomorrow Sleep, a direct-to-consumer mattress brand. SSB operates 32 manufacturing plants in the United States, six in Canada and one in Puerto Rico. For more information about SSB and its brands, visit www.sertasimmons.com.

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