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Heilig-Meyers appoints new president of RoomStores chain

Richmond, Va. – In an effort to achieve its restructuring initiatives, locally based Heilig-Meyers recently appointed Curtis Kimbrell as president of its RoomStores chain. Kimbrell has served as executive vice president of merchandising since August of 1999. On April 11, 2001, the company announced that it will make the RoomStores format the centerpiece of its operations and close and liquidate the inventory in its 375 remaining Heilig-Meyers furniture stores. The company also announced that Ron Barden, senior vice president and controller, has been named managing director of reorganization and will be responsible for managing the Heilig-Meyers operations during the closing process. Misty Milioto

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