Mark A. Sarvary
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark A. Sarvary is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Tempur-Pedic International Inc. and a member of Tempur-Pedic International Inc.'s board of directors. From February 2008 until he joined Tempur-Pedic International Inc. in August 2008, he was an Industrial Partner with CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity firm. Prior to CVC Capital Partners, from 2004 to 2007, Mr. Sarvary was the President of Campbell Soup Company's North America division, responsible for $6 billion of businesses including Campbell Soup, Pepperidge Farm, Pace, Prego and V8 as well as Godiva's global business. From 2002 until 2004, Mr. Sarvary was the President of Campbell's Pepperidge Farm division. Prior to joining Campbell's, from 1999 to 2002, he was the Chief Executive Officer of J. Crew Group, Inc., and from 1993 to 1999 he worked for Nestle, most recently as the President of the Stouffer's Frozen Food division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sarvary worked as a strategy consultant with Bain & Company and in sales and marketing roles with IBM in Europe. Mr. Sarvary received a BSc (Physics) from Kent University in the United Kingdom and an MBA from INSEAD Business School in France.
Executive Vice President and President, International
David Montgomery joined Tempur-Pedic International in February 2003 and serves as Executive Vice President and President of International Operations. From 2001 to November 2002, Mr. Montgomery was employed by Rubbermaid, Inc., where he served as President of Rubbermaid Europe. From 1988 to 2001, Mr. Montgomery held various management positions at Black & Decker Corporation, most recently as Vice President of Black & Decker Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Montgomery received his B.A. degree, with honors, from L' Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Reims, France and Middlesex Polytechnic, London.
Lawrence J. Rogers
Lawrence J. Rogers joined Tempur-Pedic International Inc. in March 2013 through the Tempur-Pedic International and Sealy Corporation merger and serves as CEO of Sealy. From 2008 to March 2013, Mr. Rogers served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sealy Corporation. From December 2006 to 2008, Mr. Rogers served as President, North America of Sealy and prior to that as President, Sealy International. Mr. Rogers joined Sealy in 1979 and has also served in numerous other capacities, including President of Sealy of Canada. Mr. Rogers earned his Business Administration degree in Marketing and Economics from Red River College.
Dale E. Williams
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dale E. Williams joined Tempur-Pedic International in July 2003 and serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 2001 to September 2002, Mr. Williams served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell Control Products, a division of Honeywell International, Inc. From September 2002, when he left Honeywell in connection with a reorganization, to July 2003, Mr. Williams received severance from Honeywell and was not employed. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Williams served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Saga Systems, Inc./Software AG, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Williams spent 15 years in various management positions at General Electric Company, most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GE Information Services, Inc. Mr. Williams received his B.A. degree in finance from Indiana University.
Chief Operating Officer
W. Timothy Yaggi joined Tempur-Pedic International in February 2013 and serves as Chief Operating Officer. From 2008 to June 2012, Mr. Yaggi served as Group President of the North America Builder Group at Masco Corporation. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Yaggi was employed at Whirlpool Corporation, most recently as Executive Vice President, Market Operations, North America. Mr. Yaggi was also employed by Norelco (Philips) from 1988 to 1993, as well as at J. Crew, Inc. from 1986 to 1988. Mr. Yaggi received his A.B. degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A. degree from Michigan State University.