Weiss Upped to Mattress Firm CFO

Mattress FirmHOUSTON-Mattress Firm has promoted Alex Weiss, senior vice president of finance, to executive vice president and chief financial officer.

The appointment will take effect on July 30. Jim Black, the current chief financial officer, will serve in this role until then, at which time he will transition into the role of senior corporate advisor to Mattress Firm, in which he will continue through the end of the current fiscal year.

When Weiss assumes his new role, he will oversee Mattress Firm’s accounting, risk management, tax, investor relations and financial planning functions. He will report to Steve Stagner, president and CEO.

Weiss joined Mattress Firm last year in his current post. Prior to that, he held positions with Barclays Bank and Lehman Brothers.