PICO RIVERA, Calif.–Amini Innovation Corporation/AICO has appointed industry veteran Martin Chapman to the newly created position director of leather development.
“The introduction of our ‘Mia Bella by Michael Amini’ leather division is off to a great start and it is clear that having someone with Martin’s knowledge of all aspects of the leather business will help facilitate smooth and steady growth in the category” said AICO President Martin Ploy. “Chapman has a very well-rounded background in the furniture business and a keen understanding of merchandising, manufacturing and sourcing in today’s global spectrum.”
Chapman spent most of his career with LeatherTrend and held key positions in operations, systems and logistics.
“I knew when I met Michael Amini and toured the AICO campus that something very special permeated throughout the complex,” Chapman said. “I am thrilled to be a part of the AICO team at a time where the company strives to reinvent itself and expand brand awareness.”