Nathan Cressman, CEO of Magnussen Home, announced Eric Graham’s appointment as Senior Vice President today at the company’s headquarters in Greensboro, NC. Cressman will continue to serve as President and CEO of the company.
In this newly created role, Eric will be responsible for working with the existing product design and development team(s) to collaborate and develop focused products and collections for key Magnussen customers. Additionally, Eric will support the existing e-commerce team and help with efficiencies and sales efforts in this fast-growing channel for Magnussen.
In making the announcement, Cressman said, “We are very excited to bring Eric on board. Eric brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having worked in various leadership, sales, product development and supply chain management positions over the course of his career. He understands our customers and has worked with many of them in his past roles. Having also founded and owned his own high-end store, he has an intimate understanding of consumer needs and buyer behavior.”
Graham comes to the company from Markor where he was president of Jonathon Charles. Before Markor, he was President of Fine Furniture and was Senior Director of Century wood products and Century Leisure. He has a background in retail, both as president and founder of high-end retailer High Country Accents in Jackson Hole, WY, and as a buyer and assistant manager at Ladlow’s Fine Furniture in Scottsdale, AZ. Graham's previous experience also includes six years as President and Vice President at Graham International, a supplier of Asian-sourced furniture and component parts to leading U.S. manufacturers and retailers.
“I am excited to join the Magnussen Home family and see potential for significant growth based on its manufacturing capabilities and unparalleled reputation for quality, service and value,” Graham says. “Magnussen is a very talented organization that is poised for significant growth.”