La-Z-Boy Names Vice President – Residential Sales


MONROE, Mich. – La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) announced that Jim Reilly has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President – Residential Sales. In his new role, Reilly, 41, will be responsible for leading the group of Regional Vice Presidents and all daily sales activities for the La-Z-Boy brand. He will report to Greg White, Senior Vice President – Sales and Merchandising, who commented on the appointment: “Jim has consistently demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as the ability to forge excellent relationships with our customers while growing our existing base of business. I am confident he will continue to be a strong asset to our team.”

Reilly began his career in the furniture industry in 1990 as an Associate Sales Representative with Flexsteel, where he covered the New England Territory. Shortly thereafter, he became a full sales representative for Flexsteel’s Connecticut/Rhode Island territory.

In 1995, Reilly joined La-Z-Boy as a Sales Representative for the New England territory, where he was responsible for servicing all types of La-Z-Boy’s distribution, including General Dealers, In-Store Galleries (predecessor to today’s “Comfort Studios®”) and La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® stores. In 2006, Reilly joined the La-Z-Boy management team as Regional Vice President – Sales for the Northeast Region, where he managed the region’s team of sales representatives.

About La-Z-Boy

Headquartered in Monroe, Mich., La-Z-Boy has been producing some of the world’s most comfortable furniture for over 85 years. The company manufactures a full line of comfortable products for the living room and family room, including the company’s world-famous recliners, reclining sofas and love seats, sleep sofas, modular furniture and leather upholstery, as well as stationary sofas, love seats and chairs. It is a division of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB), one of the world’s leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home. "Live Life Comfortably.®"