Hood Upped to President of Kingsdown

Frank Hood

Frank Hood

MEBANE, N.C.-Mattress manufacturer Kingsdown has promoted Frank Hood, senior vice president, chief information officer and president of its Sleep to Live Institute, to president of the company.

Hood has succeeded Bob Hellyer, who was named president last year and who left the company on Feb. 7. Hood joined Kingsdown in 2008, and along with his previous posts was involved in Kingsdown’s marketing efforts.

Kingsdown has also promoted Joe Schmoeller, senior vice president of operations, to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Also, Kevin Damewood, senior vice president of sales, has been promoted to executive vice president of sales and marketing.

Schmoeller joined Kingsdown in 1997 after 17 years with Carpenter Co. Damewood, who had held posts with Simmons and Spring Air, came to Kingsdown in 2010.