ah hires director of global supply chain

Philadelphia – Alfresco Home, a manufacturer of outdoor casual furniture, welcomes Keith A. Crowe to head its global supply chain and direct its product development initiatives.

Crowe, a veteran of the casual industry, joins Alfresco Home after dedicating over 25 years to Lane Venture where most recently he held the role of Global Supply Chain Director. Crowe will support and work closely with Anthony F. Cilio, Executive Vice President who currently manages strategic development initiatives for all three of Alfresco Home’s product categories.

“Alfresco Home is very pleased to have Keith join our organization. Initially, he will guide the development of our casual furniture product line from design to development, quality and delivery. Our company is growing. Keith’s expertise in the details of creating what is thought of as some of the best casual furniture in our industry will significantly contribute to Alfresco Home’s ability to develop products across a broad spectrum of materials, styles and price points while we continue to focus on serving our retailers’ specific needs,” says Cilio.

Alfresco Home’s extensive product assortment includes cast aluminum, woven, mosaic, and woven-wood products. Crowe has a broad domestic and international portfolio of experience in supply chain management. He plans to build on the product mix while introducing and expanding on the Alfresco Home casual furniture range.

Crowe states, “When I was introduced to the mix of products that Alfresco Home currently offers I was very excited about how I could join the team and become an integral part of the organization and be a part of taking it to the next level.” Crowes extensive experience in manufacturing outdoor casual furniture as well as complementary casual products featuring key characteristics of style, comfort, value and lasting quality fit seamlessly into the Alfresco Home model.

“When I spoke with Joseph and Anthony and they shared their vision for Alfresco Home, it became clear to me that I would be very well suited to join this organization. It’s veryexciting for me, for Alfresco Home and we plan on taking care of the independent specialty casual retailers and designers in this industry. The team at Alfresco Home knows how to manufacture a great product and deliver with top-notch customer service. I am very excited to drive development and help move the company forward.”

The Alfresco Home family has been an integral part of the outdoor living industry for over 30 years and develops and manages three divisions: Casual Furniture, Garden Accents and Outdoor Gourmet. Alfresco Home serves independent retailers and designers throughout North America, Latin America and the Caribbean.