Fadel is RAC president; Arnette takes new post

August 2000
Furniture/Today;08/07/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p12
Trade Publication
Reports executive promotions in furniture store Rent-A-Center in Plano, Texas. Appointment of Mitchell E. Fadel as president replacing Dowell Arnette; Contribution of Fadel to the company's growth; Promotion of Arnette as executive vice president; Goal of achieving additional locations.


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