Published on : Monday, September 30, 2019
Independent mattress manufacturer Blue Bell Mattress has named veteran apparel and textile executive Jill Kotowitz to the new position of director of product development. For the past 14 years, Kotowitz has helped develop denim lines for leading department stores Nordstrom, Macy’s and Belk, as well as specialty apparel retailers including Francesca’s and Rue 21.
In her new position, Kotowitz is responsible for the design and development of all Blue Bell brands, including its Natura World natural bedding line that features latex and natural fibers. She will also work closely with Blue Bell’s retail partners in creating products.
During her 14-year tenure with Jade Marketing Group, a denim manufacturer that produces a host of private label and consumer brands, Kotowitz held a number of product development and sales posts, including her most recent position as director of private label and branded product development and sales. Prior to joining Jade Marketing, she spent three years as a product development associate at decorative fabrics producer Weathervane.
Source: furniture world