Mattress Firm Tabs Fortunato for Board of Directors

Joseph Fortunato

Joseph Fortunato

HOUSTON-Joseph Fortunato, chairman, president and CEO of General Nutrition Centers, has been elected to the Mattress Firm board of directors.

Fortunato joined GNC in 1990, and was appointed to his current posts with the company in 2005. Steve Stagner, Mattress Firm’s president and CEO, cited Fortunato’s “deep experience in the retail industry, particularly as it relates to building a strong national brand.”

Fortunato will also serve on the board’s audit committee.