ST. LOUIS–Bob Klassen has been named vice president, creative interiors division at Furniture Brands International.
In his new position, Klassen has overall responsibility of the creative interiors division and reports to Mark Wiltshire, president, Furniture Brands special markets.
Klassen has many years of experience in the furniture industry, having worked in both manufacturing /direct sourcing and retail. Most recently, he owned his own staffing company which specialized in the hospitality industry. He also was with Dorel Industries for 10 years serving as president of Ameriwood Industries and COO of Ridgewood Industries.