Serta Simmons Bedding,
LLC (“SSB”), the largest manufacturer and distributor of
mattresses in North America, has announced the appointment of Steve
Tipton as Vice President of the hospitality division for the
company, reporting to Chief Sales Office Derek Miller. Tipton
replaces Kelley Weidner who recently left the company.
Tipton joins the company from Innvision Hospitality, where he
served as Vice President of Sales and Design. A highly respected
hospitality sales professional, Tipton brings infectious passion
and a deep understanding of all hospitality industry segments to
his new role, along with demonstrated design, procurement and
product development expertise. Prior to Innvision, Tipton lead the
Hospitality Division of Simmons Bedding, building the brand to be
the luxury hotel standard.
As the head of the Hospitality division, Tipton will be
responsible for leading both Serta® and Beautyrest® Hospitality
brands and overall business operations. The Hospitality Division
has enjoyed a long-standing leadership role in the industry,
supporting some of the world’s leading hotel brands across all
segments, including Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Hotels
& Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham Hotels
& Resorts, IHG Hotels & Resorts, Choice Hotels and Radisson
Hotel Group to name a few.
A strategic innovator with strong industry relationships and a
proven track record in hospitality sales and leadership, Tipton
looks forward to taking on this new challenge and helping the
division achieve continued growth and market share.
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