Ruttenberg Becomes American Textile CEO

Lance Ruttenberg

Lance Ruttenberg

DUQUESNE, Pa.-Lance Ruttenberg, president and chief operating officer of American Textile Co., has assumed the CEO post at the basic-bedding manufacturer.

In his new role, Ruttenberg has added long-term strategy and planning to his existing responsibilities. Jack Ouellette, chairman and the previous CEO, remains with the company as chairman. Blake Ruttenberg, Lance’s brother, remains in his post as executive vice president of sales, marketing and product development.

Lance Ruttenberg joined American Textile in 1991. In his time with the company, he has led its expansion of production into El Salvador and its entry into the bed-pillow business.