Brett Baker has been named national sales manager for Amer Rugs, a newly created position. Baker will be responsible for the guidance and leadership of the Amer sales force and further expansion of Amer’s retail partnerships nationwide.
He has also been tasked with raising Amer’s presence within the furniture and home segments. Baker is a home furnishings industry veteran, having recently served as vice president of sales for Thomasville, Broyhill and Lane brands. Prior experience includes tenure as national director of sales for Russell Athletics and a similar position with Reebok international. He is a business graduate of the University of Georgia.
“Bret’s knowledge and experience in the furniture industry along with his strong background in sales management make him a terrific addition to our team,” said Tanuj Gupta, president of Amer Rugs.
“It’s extremely exciting to be joining Amer,” Baker said. “The chance to join such a focused high energy team is a great opportunity.” Baker will report to Joe Barkley, vice president of sales and marketing at Amer Rugs.