Wilson Tabbed as Sales Training Head at Kingsdown; McLean Retires

Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson

MEBANE, N.C.–Craig Wilson has been named executive vice president of sales training at Kingsdown, succeeding Tom McLean, who is retiring after 42 years with the mattress manufacturer.

Wilson thus assumes responsibility over delivering sales training and education to Kingsdown’s retail customers. He has been working with McLean over the past year, coming to the company from Simmons where he was vice president of sales training and development, to assume his new role. Wilson reports to Kevin Damewood, executive vice president of sales.

McLean will remain a member of the Kingsdown board of directors. Along with his post with the company, he was active in the International Sleep Products Association, serving on ISPA’s Better Sleep Council for 17 years, 12 of those years as chairman.