Hunter Saklad, vice president of consumer insights and strategy, also joins the senior leadership team and will now directly report to the president and CEO.

All services and post-purchase fulfillment – customer experience and six sigma; home delivery and logistics; sourcing and materials; manufacturing and quality – are consolidated under one senior leader and function. As such, Kathy Roedel, executive vice president and chief technology and services officer, becomes executive vice president and chief services and fulfillment officer. She remains a member of the senior leadership team and reports to the president and CEO.

Remaining in their senior leadership positions are Wendy Schoppert, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Mark Kimball, senior vice president and general counsel; and Karen Richard, senior vice president and chief human capital officer. All will continue to report to the president and CEO.

The new senior leadership team eliminates the chief operating officer role and represents a broadened direct-report structure that more tightly aligns with the company’s key strategic goals.

About Select Comfort CorporationSelect Comfort Corporation is leading the industry in setting a new standard in sleep by offering consumers high-quality, innovative and individualized sleep solutions, which include a complete line of SLEEP NUMBER® beds and bedding. The company is the exclusive manufacturer, retailer and servicer of the revolutionary Sleep Number bed, which allows individuals to adjust the firmness and support of each side at the touch of a button. The company offers further personalization through its solutions-focused line of Sleep Number pillows, sheets and other bedding products. And as the only national specialty-mattress retailer, consumers can take advantage of an enhanced mattress-buying experience at one of the approximately 380 Sleep Number stores across the country, online at sleepnumber.com or via phone at (800) Sleep Number or (800) 753-3768.

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