Charles Bastien Named VP of Commercial Sales for Wehsco by Mantua
Tuesday December 3rd, 2013 - 12:19PM 0R
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CLEVELAND, OH—Mantua Mfg. Co. has hired Charles Bastien as VP of commercial sales with responsibility for hospitality, healthcare, rental, leisure and government Markets.
In his new role, Bastien, a mattress industry veteran, will lead the company-wide commercial efforts overseeing the sales of Wehsco by Mantua bed frames, bed bases, bunk beds, baby cribs and roll-a-way beds.
Bastien will be based in Las Vegas and report directly to Neil Dwyer, EVP of sales and marketing. He most recently was the director of sales-western region for Simmons Hospitality and previously had key management positions for Philips Electronics and Electrolux International.
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