Accent Commercial Furniture Joins Forces with Herman Miller
December 16, 2009
Herman Miller, Inc., and Accent Commercial Furniture, Inc., today announced that the long-established Albany, NY, contract furniture dealer has joined Herman Miller's authorized distribution network.
"We are excited about adding a premier furniture dealership in the Capital District to the Herman Miller family," said Roger Moses, Regional Sales Director. "Michael and Paul Gleasman have done outstanding work in building a strong business that is customer-centric. We could not be happier about our new business partnership with Accent."
Founded in 1980 by Arnold Gleasman, Accent has grown dramatically over the past 30 years with a strong team of sales, design and installation professionals. Accent's 7,200 square foot, state-of-the-art showroom is also a showcase for its offerings, including its new anchor product line, Herman Miller.
Michael Gleasman, CEO, and Paul Gleasman, COO (the sons of founder, Arnold Gleasman), along with their newly-appointed Executive Vice President, Pati Barclay, now lead the Accent team.
Michael Gleasman noted, "Our new future is filled with great promise and holds infinite possibilities. We're incredibly thrilled that Herman Miller is joining with us on our journey."
About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller works for a better world around you—with inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn, and live. Its curiosity, ingenuity, and design excellence create award-winning products and services, resulting in more than $1.6 billion in revenue in fiscal 2009. Innovative business practices and a commitment to social responsibility have also established Herman Miller as a recognized global company. In 2009, Herman Miller was again cited by FORTUNE as both the "Most Admired" in its industry and among the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America, while Fast Company named Herman Miller among the innovative "Companies to Watch." Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.