Ashley's versatile leader puts on several hats

Perry, David
July 2001
Furniture/Today;7/30/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p39
Trade Publication
Commends Ron Wanek, chairman of The Ashley Cos. for his presentation at the 2001 annual meeting of the American Furniture Manufacturers Association. Discussion of the keys to the success of Ashley; Message on the importance of inventory control in the furniture industry.


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