New York City — Casper Sleep Inc., the award-winning sleep company, has made several leadership appointments, including Charles Liu as chief operating officer, Dara Williams as chief people and diversity officer, and George Poulios, vice president of retail, real estate and store development.
“We are thrilled to welcome this bench of remarkable leaders to the team,” says Philip Krim, co-founder and CEO at Casper. “Dara, Charles and George bring critical skills and know-how to both our culture and business operations as we further our commitment to improve diversity and inclusion, while scaling our business to bring better sleep to all.”
Liu brings more than 20 years of experience in end-to-end supply chain management and corporate operations to his role at Casper. Most recently, he was vice president of supply chain for Walmart’s e-commerce division. At Casper, Liu will oversee all end-to-end supply chain functions. Emilie Arel, president and chief commercial officer, will remain principal operating officer.
Williams is a senior human resources professional with more than 15 years of experience across various HR roles, particularly with high-growth companies. Most recently, she served as vice president of people for LeafLink. At Casper, Williams will oversee all areas of HR; additionally, she will sponsor and lead all diversity, equity and inclusion work.
Poulios brings over 20 years of global multi-channel luxury and specialty retail experience, including stints at Enjoy Technology, Apple, Giorgio Armani, Club Monaco, J. Crew and Banana Republic. At Casper, he will oversee the retail experience and operations, real estate and store development, and visual merchandising teams.
Casper has a full portfolio of sleep products — including mattresses, pillows, bedding and furniture — designed in-house by the company’s award-winning R&D team at Casper Labs. In addition to its e-commerce business, Casper owns and operates Sleep Shops across North America and its products are available at a growing list of retailers.
SOURCE: Casper Sleep, Inc.