The TCG Board Welcomes Stefan Geertsema as Executive Director – TCG

The Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Stefan Geertsema to The Comfort Group Board as an Executive Director. Stefan joined the business in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer and has performed a range of roles in his time with us where he has had broad exposure across the business with a focus on driving performance. In his new role, Stefan will leverage his deep knowledge of the business to provide Board oversight for financial performance and strategy implementation.

The TCG Board appoints Chris Taylor as CEO Asia Pacific Sleepyhead/SleepMaker Division

The Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Taylor to the role of Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific for the Sleepyhead & SleepMaker Division, which includes the Bedding, Flooring and Consumer portfolio. Chris joined the Group in 2006 where he has successfully led the New Zealand business. More recently, he has also taken leadership of the Australian Bedding business and has established a strong foundation upon which we can now build. This appointment recognises the strong contribution Chris has made, and the confidence that we the board have in his ability to drive our future business success.

The TCG Board appoints Grant Paine as CEO Asia Pacific Dunlop Foams Division

The Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Grant Paine to the role of Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific for the Dunlop Foams Division which includes Industrial, Healthcare, Institutional, Furniture and the Clark Rubber business. Grant joined The Comfort Group in 2012, having previously worked for Pacific Brands in senior roles both in New Zealand and Australia. A well rounded and experienced executive, Grant’s unique sense of humour, his passion for the business and work ethic have assisted the team to successfully navigate what has been at times a demanding and challenging business environment. This appointment recognises Grant’s ability to lead, and the confidence that we, the board, have in his ability to deliver the required business outcomes.

These appointments recognise the value the Board places on knowledge built through business experience, dedication, and a deep understanding of our company values and culture. Their journeys with us have all been marked by significant contributions, demonstrating exceptional leadership and a steadfast commitment to our mission.

We are certain that their vision, strategic insights, and passion for excellence will further strengthen our position in the market and enhance the value we bring to our customers.

Mark Sandelin
On behalf of the TCG Board