FORT MYERS, FL (June 6, 2012) –– The Lubner Group, internationally respected for its hospitality and commercial design work, has recently announced the selection of global furnishings entrepreneur, Jeff Knott as the company’s Senior Vice President for International Business Development.
Knott served 14 years with Rooms To Go Corp. as Senior VP, International and President of Rooms to Go Japan, responsible for establishing Licensees and Joint Venture start-ups of RTG stores in international markets. He has conducted business in more than 120 countries during his career.
Commented Dan Lubner, President of the Lubner Group, (www.LubnerGroup.com) parent company of the Clive Daniel Home (www.clivedaniel.com) retail furniture store in Naples, Florida, “Jeff has the global connectivity and expertise to help us expand and gain market share internationally in areas such as the Caribbean, Middle East, Europe and parts of Asia. We are excited to have him as part of our expanding team.”
Added Knott, “Branding the prestigious Lubner Group on a truly global basis will offer to the world the Group’s incredible American design and furnishings talent for high-end as well as mid-range construction and renovation projects”.
Knott was selected as one of 300 U.S. business leaders as part of the Initiative for Global Development, co-founded by William Gates, Senior, and co-chaired by General Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright, working to promote poverty reduction and expand economic development in Africa. He is a visiting professor and guest lecturer at several universities and has been the recipient on two occasions of the U.S. President’s award for Exporting Excellence.
The Lubner Group provides purchasing and design services for commercial and shared-use properties such as timeshare resorts, hotels, fractional ownership and private residence clubs plus developers of high-rise condominiums and single-family communities in North America and abroad.
With corporate offices located in Fort Myers, Florida, plus an additional office in Orlando, the Lubner Group is an affordable, single-source provider of interior design, manufacturing and purchasing-related services for hospitality industries. The Lubner Group provides custom-designed furnishings that are unique to each property, often at a lower price than assembly-production products. Lubner can be reached at 239-292-3717.
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Dan Lubner at 239-292-3717
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SOURCE: Lubner Group