Daniel Masters has joined Stein World as President and CEO.
“We are extremely pleased to add a proven 35+-year furniture industry executive to lead the Stein World team," said David Fiore, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stein World. “Along with his extensive industry experience, Dan Masters brings a proven track record of success of 15 years as the CEO and general management level in the furniture business to our company. He is an excellent fit with Stein World and his background makes Dan the right person to lead the execution of our strategic plan.”
Prior to joining Stein World, Mr. Masters served as President of Lane, a Furniture Brands Intl. company. For more than eight years prior, Masters held the position of President of Hekman Furniture Co., a leading accent, occasional table and casegoods company. He began his career with Flexsteel where he advanced to lead the company’s sales efforts before moving on to direct the sales and marketing functions of Riverside Furniture, a casegoods and upholstery company. Fiore began the general management portion of his career with Jasper Cabinet before moving on to the same capacity at Richardson Brothers Furniture.
Masters earned his undergraduate degree in marketing from Stonehill College in Easton, MA, and his MBA from Boston’s Suffolk University. Fiore and his wife will be relocating to Memphis, TN, the company’s headquarters, from their current St. Louis home in the near future.