Murillo Becomes Pure-Sleep Development Director for Art Van



WARREN, Mich.—Art Van Furniture has named Armando Murillo director of pure-sleep development, a newly created position for the retailer.

Murillo is responsible for the further development of the Art Van Pure Sleep stores, and reports to Steve Glucksman, vice president of strategic business development. Launched in 2009, Art Van Pure Sleep now encompasses two freestanding mattress stores and 30 departments inside Art Van showrooms. A third freestanding store is slated to open this spring in Troy, Mich.

Before joining Art Van, Murillo was vice president of merchandising for Mattress Giant. His career also includes executive posts with Sealy, Serta and Palliser Furniture.