David Lueder Joins DOWNLITE as VP of Sales

February 20, 2013

Mason, Ohio – In response to rapid growth and the on boarding of new brand licenses, luxury bedding manufacturer Downlite has named David Lueder its new Vice President of Sales.

Mr. Lueder comes to Downlite with over 20 years of management and sales experience in the industry. He has previously worked at Victoria Classics, Nostalgia Home Fashions, and Pillowtex in top management positions.

Chad Altbaier, who was previously in the position, is transitioning to sales for major accounts as well as leading the rapidly growing bulk down segment for the outdoor market. Chad will reside in the West Coast.

David will reside in Mason, Ohio and report to Jim Lape, CEO. “We are extremely enthused to have Dave join our Downlite team. He is an experienced leader with excellent strategic skills,” states Lape.

Downlite is America’s premiere manufacturer of down and feather and synthetic bedding products. Its products – comforters, pillows, mattress pads, feather and fiber beds – are sold under private label in department stores, specialty stores, and catalogs, as well as under major national brand names. Downlite also sells high-quality bulk fills to furniture, outerwear and sleeping bag manufacturers around the globe.

DOWNLITE will continue to strive for the pinnacle of quality and value. Larry, Marvin, and Bob will continue to be the consummate supplier of Down Bedding by delivering exquisite products with unmatched customer service.