GONZALES, La., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crown Crafts, Inc. (NASDAQ-CM: CRWS), announced today that Cynthia Brown has been named as the Company's director of product development. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for identifying new product concepts and enhancements to existing product lines in all channels of distribution.
Most recently Brown served as a decorative accessories buyer for Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams Sonoma, Inc. Previously, she was a brand manager at Kids Line, LLC, a manufacturer of infant bedding. Brown earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Chapman University, in Orange, California.
"We are thrilled to add Cynthia to our management team," said Nanci Freeman, president and chief executive officer of Crown Craft Infant Products. "Throughout her career, she demonstrated a strong understanding of the marketplace and the needs of the young families we serve."
"Cynthia brings a strong background in product development and merchandising that will be invaluable to us as we move forward with our growth plans," said E. Randall Chestnut, president and chief executive officer of Crown Crafts, Inc.
About Crown Crafts Infant Products
Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crown Crafts, Inc., designs, markets and distributes infant and toddler consumer products, including bedding, blankets and other nursery accessories. The Company's products include licensed collections as well as exclusive private label programs for certain of its customers. The Company's website is http://www.nojo.com/.
About Crown Crafts, Inc.
Crown Crafts, Inc. designs, markets and distributes infant, toddler and juvenile consumer products, including crib and toddler bedding and blankets; nursery and bath accessories; reusable and disposable bibs and floor mats; burp cloths; room decor; and disposable placemats, toilet seat covers and changing mats. The Company's operating subsidiaries include Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc. in California and Hamco, Inc. in Louisiana. Crown Crafts is among America's largest producers of infant bedding, bibs and bath items. The Company's products include licensed and branded collections as well as exclusive private label programs for certain of its customers. The latest news about Crown Crafts can be found at www.crowncrafts.com.
Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc.
SOURCE Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc.