Former Costco Wholesale Vice President joins Abbyson Living
LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2013
LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Mike Pollard, retired Vice President
of Costco Wholesale, has joined the board of directors of Abbyson Living. Mike
Pollard retiredfrom Costco Wholesale, in 2013 after a 27-year successful
career and willnow bring forth new comprehensive business practices that will
directlyimpact the growth of the Abbyson Living organization and further
mature the valueof the brand. Pollard states, "Some of the goals I'd like to
see Abbysonaccomplish in the future relate to customer service and the
expansion oftheir drop ship model. They are taking ownership of this drop
ship model, bringing it in-house, and I want to be a part of that. I think
it's a very smart thing to do, to take ownership of the relationship with
yourcustomer from the beginning to end."
Mr. Pollard started with Price Club / Costco Wholesale in 1985 and held
various management positions in Warehouse Operations, International,
International, IT, and E-Commerce through 2013. Mr. Pollard played a
significant rolestarting the Costco businesses in Korea, Taiwan, and Japan.
Responsibilities included building construction, and training of initialing
in-country operations staff.
More notably he played a key role starting and operating the Costco E-commerce
businesses, Costco.com and Costco.ca, from start up through $2 billion in
As Abbyson Living plans to launch their new Outdoor Patio furniture
collections this summer, Pollard's involvement will be critical in this
transitional stage of Abbyson's evolution into a cross category leader.
Pollard states, "I expect Abbyson Living will continue to grow very rapidly.
We'll get into new businesses, new categories of furniture. The lawn and
garden and Outdoor patio living will be a significant part of the business in
the near term."
About Abbyson Living
Abbyson Living has been a trusted manufacturer and importer of high-quality
and affordably priced living room, dining and bedroom furniture for more than
30 years. Abbyson creates home furnishings that offer worldly inspirations
elegantly interpreted for the American home, at an affordable price that
offers everyone a taste of luxury. The Abbyson family has been proud to offer
comfortable, elegant and timelessly crafted furniture to consumers
nationwide, and continues to expand their company to meet the needs of their
SOURCE Abbyson Living
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