Atlanta Haverty Furniture Co. announced that L. Phillip “Phil” Humann was elected non-executive chairman succeeding Clarence “Clancy” H. Ridley. Ridley was elected chairman emeritus after serving on the board since 1979 and as chairman since 2001.
Humann has served on Havertys' board since 1992 and as a member of the executive committee since 1995. Prior to his election as chairman, he was as a member of the compensation committee and has previously served on the audit committee.
The board also announced the promotions of Allan DeNiro, Jenny Parker, Janet Taylor and Randall Davis.
Allan J. DeNiro was promoted to senior VP chief people officer. DeNiro joined the company in 2004 as VP human resources and was named chief people officer in 2005.
Jenny H. Parker was promoted to senior VP finance, secretary and treasurer. Parker was a senior manager for KPMG with over 12 years of experience when she joined Havertys in 1994. She has served as a financial officer since 1994 and was promoted to VP finance in 1996.
Janet E. Taylor was promoted to senior VP general counsel. Taylor served as a partner from 2000 to 2005 in the corporate department at the Atlanta office of King & Spalding.
Randall “Randy” A. Davis was promoted to VP corporate controller. He joined Havertys as assistant controller in 2006 and was promoted to corporate controller in 2008.