LAVONIA, Ga.—Latexco US has named Jared Waken as its sales account manager, while Khon Farris was appointed to fill a newly created position of internal sales director.
Waken will be based in Phoenix, which soon will be home to a new Latexco manufacturing plant. He brings more than 15 years of experience to the furnishings industry. He most recently worked eight years as an account manager with Hickory Springs Manufacturing, focusing on the bedding segment in the western U.S. Prior to that he worked for luxury case goods and upholstery manufacturer Lorts in supply chain and product development during his eight years there.
Farris will be based at the company's U.S. headquarters in Lavonia, Ga. Prior to joining the firm, she served in roles focused on sales, customer service and support. She also worked as a real estate agent for six years, which she said allowed her to hone her strong customer-focused communications skills.