HIGH POINT, N.C. - Jon Witteveen has joined A.R.T. Furniture and has been named the Senior Director, Design & Product Development, reporting to Doug Rozenboom, Senior Vice President, Merchandising & Marketing. Witteveen’s responsibilities include leading product development from creative and design, up through production, while working with suppliers throughout the design and development process.
“Jon’s past experience in the home furnishings industry, creative ability to bring product from concept to final execution, along with his ability to understand pricing and margins, while staying on task and keeping up with trends made him the perfect addition to our team,” said Doug Rozenboom. “I am thrilled he wanted to work with me and rejoin A.R.T. Furniture,” continued Rozenboom.
“The innovative spirit and operational excellence of A.R.T. Furniture is invigorating,” said Witteveen. “I am honored by the opportunity to return to A.R.T. and I embrace the creative endeavors ahead,” Witteveen continued.
Witteveen was most recently at Hooker Furniture and has worked with Samson International, Bassett Furniture, Magnussen Home Furnishings and has also had his own design, product development and sourcing firm.
Witteveen will be based in High Point, NC.
A.R.T. Furniture is a Markor company that designs and manufactures whole home collections in casegoods, upholstery and outdoor. A.R.T. Furniture is positioned as the entry to the upper-end segment of the home furnishings industry and is best known for quality construction and its ability to craft artisan finishes. In addition to selling to U.S. and International retailers, A.R.T. Furniture has over 100 retail locations in major cities throughout China. In addition, A.R.T. will launch a new retail store platform in China, Epicenters. Over 120 stores are planned to open in 2018. Founded in 2003, A.R.T. Furniture is headquartered in Ontario, Calif. with its flagship trade showroom in High Point, N.C.
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