Serta Simmons Bedding Names Derek Miller Chief Sales Officer
Atlanta (April 3, 2019) – Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (“SSB”), the largest manufacturer and distributor of mattresses in North America, has announced the appointment of Derek Miller as chief sales officer. Miller reports to SSB CEO Michael Traub.
In this role, Miller directs all sales channels, leads and develops the Sales organization and drives SSB’s sales strategy to expand relationships with retail partners and customers. A 20+ year veteran of SSB, Miller first joined the company in 1998 in its Dallas, Texas factory. He became part of the SSB Sales organization in 2000 and rose through the ranks in various account management roles. Most recently, Miller served as Senior Vice President of Sales, responsible for the company’s national account channel.
“With increasing competitiveness in the bedding market, it’s more important than ever before that our sales strategy is focused on win-win partnerships that ultimately benefit end consumers,” said SSB CEO Michael Traub. “Derek brings an enormous amount of energy and passion to this role, and I am extremely confident in his ability to work with our valued retailers to position SSB for continued growth.”
Miller earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas.
About Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC
Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC is the leading sleep company and the largest manufacturer, marketer and supplier of mattresses in North America. Based in Atlanta, SSB owns and manages the two best-selling bedding brands in the mattress industry: Serta®, which has five other independent licensees, and Beautyrest®. The brands are distributed through national, hospitality, and regional and independent retail channels throughout North America. SSB also owns Tomorrow® and Tuft & Needle® direct-to-consumer mattress brands. SSB operates more than 30 manufacturing plants throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about SSB and its brands, visit www.sertasimmons.com.
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Noreen Pratscher, VP of Corporate Communications