Bed manufacturer Steinhoff UK Bedding has announced the appointment of Brian Levitt as its new national sales manager for the Slumberland and Myer’s brands, as well as confirming plans to bolster its sales functions.

Steinhoff UK Bedding, manufacturer of beds and mattresses under the Relyon, Dunlopillo, Myers and Slumberland brands, has confirmed that its head of group’s bed sales function, Paul Little has made David Wescomb responsible for the Relyon and Dunlopillo independent retail sector.

New national sales manager, Brian, who joined the business earlier this month and has a wealth of over 30 years within the furniture industry, will also focus entirely on the independent retail sector and will work alongside Tony Bryant who is retiring at the end of August 2016 after 17 years with the company. 

Anthony Joyce, CEO, said: “It has been a pleasure working alongside Tony and we all wish him well in his retirement and look forward to Brian continuing the good work that Tony has achieved. Tony has had a decorated career and his warm and bubbly personality will be a loss to the industry.”

Commenting on his appointment, Brian said: “I am very excited to be joining the Steinhoff team who have impressed me enormously with their commitment to the independent customer base. Their passion and drive to offer the best value and most commercial products will provide a great platform for us to drive the successful growth and development for the business going forwards.

“I am really looking forward to meeting old and new customers’ at all of the forthcoming trade shows”.

Photo (from L to R): Brian Levitt, Paul Little and Tony Bryant.