Tony R. Smith has been appointed CEO of MITY Inc., the global manufacturer of durable banquet, meeting, event and dining furniture.
“Tony’s rich experience is going to benefit us greatly in our efforts to create innovative new products and reach new markets,” said Christopher Galbraith, president of MITY. “We are excited to leverage his background in the mattress industry to shape our strategy and better serve the needs of our customers.”
Smith has more than 25 years of experience leading high performing teams in sales, marketing, product development and manufacturing. He served as CEO and president for International Bedding Company; COO for Sealy Canada; and president of sales for Serta Simmons Bedding Corporation.
“It’s an honor to join the MITY family and I’m proud to be in a position to lead and contribute to the company’s success,” said Smith. “We make terrific products that provide value and service to our customers across so many industries.”
As the new CEO, Smith will strive to deliver innovative products that have style and value and continue to grow MITY’s presence in all the markets the company serves.
“I am committed to being a good listener and inspiring my teams to work harder than any other company to understand our customers and earn their support and business,” said Smith “At MITY we have the opportunity to really make a difference for our customers and the people they serve—and that is something to be excited about!”