Houston — Mattress Firm Holding Corp. announced the promotion of Alex Weiss to executive VP and CFO of the company, effective July 30, 2014, the beginning of the retailer’s third fiscal quarter. He succeeds Jim Black who transitions into the role of senior corporate advisor to Mattress Firm through the end of the current fiscal year.
“I am confident that Alex is well prepared to assume greater responsibility in leading our finance organization as we prepare for our next phase of growth,” said Steve Stagner, Mattress Firm’s president and CEO. “I would also like to thank Jim for his fourteen years of service as our chief financial officer. He has been an excellent partner for me over the years and has been instrumental in driving the growth of this company. We are pleased that he will continue with us through January 2015 to ensure a smooth transition of his duties to Alex.”