NEW YORK-Andy Petricoff and Steve Pianowski have been appointed to newly created positions in the bedding product segment at Welspun USA.
Petricoff has been named vice president of brand management and bedding, responsible for all of the brands Welspun owns and licenses. Pianowski has become senior account executive of bedding, and will lead the company’s sales efforts to mass merchants and national chains for all bedding. Petricoff reports to Charles Gaenslen, chief operating officer of Welspun USA, and Pianowski reports to Petricoff.
Both executives have long experience in the textiles industry. Petricoff had been overseeing Welspun’s licensing initiatives before this move, and his career includes executive positions with American Pacific and Leshner. Pianowski has served in sales executive roles for Fieldcrest Cannon and Springs Industries (now Springs Global).