Comings & Goings | Dec 12, 2017 |
Design professionals on the move

Corporate changes at design firms and retail manufacturers are making headlines. EAL's recap of movers and shakers consolidates the most recent career shifts within the industry.

Architecture and design firm WATG has named Anthony Mallows to president and CEO. A trained architect and city planner, Mallows brings more than 30 years of experience, most notably at his own firm Rubin Mallows Worldwide, to the role.

Dallas architecture and design firm Waldrop+Nichols Studio has added two new leadership positions to its staff. The firm, which specializes in luxury hospitality design, welcomes Alison Andrus as associate principal and Amanda Pafford as studio director.

Miami’s Wolfsonian–Florida International University has appointed Shoshana Resnikoff as museum curator. Formerly an assistant curator at the Peabody Essex Museum, Resnikoff hopes to grow the museum’s decorative arts and design offerings.

Hospitality design firm Studio 11 Design has named Matthew Beam as studio director. Bringing more than 20 years of industry experience to the role, Beam will help build the Dallas firm’s portfolio.

Pittsburgh-based design firm Susan Muschweck Interior Design has welcomed Allie Dolnack to the team as a post-grad intern. Dolnack is a recent interior design graduate of West Virginia University.

Landscape architecture firm Martha Schwartz Partners has added two new members to its international team. Yiwen Zhang has been named the new director of the China office, while Matthew Gindlesperger has been appointed to senior landscape architect in the New York office.

The New York Design Center has welcomed Bébé Howorth as design services and marketing manager. Formerly of Rodin, Elle DEcor and CondE Nast, Howorth will now oversee the Access to Design program at 200 Lex.

Viyet social media and PR manager Madison Smith has left the designer consignment marketplace and is now the new social media manager at Cuvée Beauty.

Tiffany Farney has left Andrew Joseph PR to accept a senior account manager position at HL Group. The recent Rising PR Star award winner will remain based in New York.

High Point, North Carolina-based furniture manufacturer Theodore Alexander has appointed Garth Robinson to vice president of sales in North America. Having served as a sales representative for the brand since 2007, Robinson will report to Neill Robinson, Theodore Alexander USA president, in the new role.

To-the-trade furniture distributor Resource Decor recently appointed Jeddrey Reich to president of sales, Americas. With more than two decades of industry experience, Reich will lead product and sales strategy in key markets, including Mexico, Latin America and the U.S.

Furniture manufacturer SIXINCH has appointed Josh Sweazy to director of sales. The 15-year industry veteran will be responsible for leading the sales team, driving revenue and contributing to marketing and business strategy.

Lisa Ben-Isvy left her post as publisher of New York Spaces, which was recently acquired by Davler, to become the senior director of business development at Cambria USA.

Former CEO of L’Objet James Mun is now the managing director of Marvin Traub Associates in Dallas.

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