David Cohn

National Sales Manager, Zucora Home

By combining his extensive industry knowledge with ongoing analysis of the market, David is able to anticipate industry and consumer trends and provide timely and effective protection and product solutions that are aligned with partners’ business goals. In addition to working directly with retailers, David coaches Zucora Home’s national network of sales agents who serve hundreds of independent retail partners.

  John Power

General Manager/Sale & Business Development, Mega Group

Currently a member of Mega Grouop’s senior management team, John Power has held a variety of national and North American sales and marketing management positions with companies such as Sklar Peppler, Serta Canada and Palliser, among others. He has also served as chairman of the Canadian Home Furnishings Alliance events committee for the past several years and is a member of its board of directors.

Raffaele Laserra

Assistant Vice President/Home Furnishings, Cantrex Nationwide

A six-year veteran of the Montreal-based buying and marketing group, he is responsible for all national furniture and bedding programs. Prior to assuming his current role, he was the product manager for its Accent banner of furniture stores in Quebec. Before joining Cantrex, he worked for Brault & Martineau, Quebec’s largest furniture, bedding and major appliance for 12 years, including ten as a store manager.

Corrie-Ann Knell

Director Sales & Marketing, HomeGoodsOnline.ca

Before joining HGO almost five years ago, Corrie-Ann spent a decade working in the trenches of the Canadian furniture industry serving as a sales representative and trainer for Phoenix AMD International; a sales representative for Furniture Brands Canada; and, the Eastern Ontario sales manager for Springwall Sleep Products.