Pittsburgh-based bedding manufacturer American Textile Co. has announced additions to their leadership team with the hiring of Brian Lehr as vice president of eCommerce and Doug Venuti as vice president of Information Technology. The additions support a strategic move to support growing consumer demand amidst increasingly diverse retailer needs. Lehr and Venuti will help the company drive deeper digital transformation both internally and externally.
Lehr brings more than 15 years of sales and e-commerce leadership to American Textile Co.’s growing portfolio. Lehr will oversee the firm’s e-commerce growth strategy and drive its implementation across channels. Prior to this role, Lehr managed the e-commerce team at American Licorice Co. where he drove significant growth in its e-commerce business.
Venuti brings more than 20 years of information technology experience to American Textile Company, where he will develop and execute technology solutions across all areas of the company. Previously, Venuti served in IT leadership roles at Dick’s Sporting Goods and Talbots Inc.