KI has hired contract furniture industry veteran Patti Ferrell as its new major account sales executive. Ferrell will be responsible for uncovering and cultivating new business opportunities for U.S.-based major accounts in a variety of high-tech, fast-growth industries.
"Patti understands the complexities and sensitivities of developing a strategic approach with clients and is a strong team player with the ability to motivate and deliver results," said John Duffy, vice president of sales, KI. "Patti's knowledge, experience and expertise will deliver tremendous value to her colleagues and clients and we're excited to welcome her to the KI family."
Ferrell most recently served as director of strategic accounts for Teknion. Prior to joining Teknion, Patti spent eight years in the food service industry with Appetizer's And Inc. and previously worked for IBM and Herman Miller.
KI manufactures innovative furniture and movable wall system solutions for education, healthcare, government and corporate markets. The employee-owned company is headquartered in Green Bay, Wis. and operates sales offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia. KI tailors products and service solutions to the specific needs of each customer through its unique design and manufacturing philosophy. For more information, visit www.ki.com.