AICO promotes Koehler to president

PICO RIVERA, Calif. – Home furnishings supplier AICO has named David Koehler as its new company president. Koehler succeeds the recently retired Martin Ploy.

Koehler has worked for AICO for the past 12 years – first as vice president of sales and most recently as executive vice president. Before AICO, he held the role of senior vice president of sales at Theodore Alexander. He’s also worked as a sales professional for Maitland-Smith and began his career at Sherrill Furniture. Koehler has 28 years of home furnishings industry experience.

“David is an action-oriented leader who has demonstrated a high level of integrity and performance over many years.  He energizes teams and inspires people to go the extra mile,” said Michael Amini, AICO’s CEO and founder. “As our new president, David’s sharp focus, strategic thinking, commitment to preparation and uncompromising work ethic will serve our company and valued customers well as we pursue our aggressive growth strategy.”

“I am humbled, honored and extremely energized to serve such an exceptional organization as AICO in this new role,” said Koehler. “In my 12 years at AICO, I have watched and learned from great leaders such as Martin Ploy, Chuck Reilly and of course, Michael Amini himself. We have an amazing collection of committed and talented people that take great pride in what they do – we call it ‘AICO pride.’ It is a testament to Michael’s leadership, extraordinary work ethic and innovative vision. I look forward to leading our dedicated team and executing our overarching strategy of helping our customers be successful. I’m looking forward to serving AICO for many, many years to come.”

AICO is an international home furnishings company that manufactures home furnishings and accent product lines of complete case goods and collections, high-fashion upholstery, top of bed designs and a catalog of accent pieces.

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