ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Brown Jordan Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of luxury home, outdoor and upscale contract furnishings, has named Kris Yates to the newly created position of chief commercial officer and Bernie Guerin as chief financial officer.
Both will report to Gene J. Moriary, company president and CEO.
Based on the West Coast, Yates will oversee direction for all Brown Jordan Inc. Outdoor Living brands, including Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Castelle, Texacraft and Winston. She will assume responsibility for growing revenue and increasing market share for the outdoor brands, as well as directing sales and customer service leadership and corporate marketing for all brands.
Previously, Yates worked with HNI Corp., most recently as president of Allsteel Inc and Gunlock Co. divisions.
Guerin will oversee the company’s finances and direct a path toward increased revenue and long-term profitability.
Prior to Brown Jordan, Guerin was COO and CFO at Clean Earth. Previously, he worked at Constar International Aventis Behring and Scott Paper.