HSM Appoints Mark S. Jones as New CEO
HSM, a global manufacturer of integrated solutions and components to the transportation, furniture, bedding, and a growing number of diversified markets, today announced that effective immediately Mark S. Jones has been appointed by the HSM Board of Directors as the new President/CEO of HSM.
“Mark brings to the table a current working knowledge of our organization, a proven track record of strategy and execution and a great passion for the long-term success of HSM” said David F. Underdown, Chairman of the Board.
In this capacity, Jones will preside over the three operating divisions of HSM – Hickory Springs Manufacturing, HSM Transportation Solutions & Specialty Manufacturing and HSM Diversified Solutions.
He has served HSM as President/CEO on an interim basis since July 2015 and has led the 72-yearold company’s transformation process which has positioned it for new growth and continued success.
“I am humbled and honored by this opportunity,” said Jones. “We have a great organization with a long history of success. I’m looking forward to carrying on and expanding our tradition. As we go-forward, our continued focus will be on delivering innovative world class products and services at an exceptional value to our customers.”
In his more than 20 year consulting career, Jones has worked with many companies serving as interim President/CEO, COO and CFO across a variety of industries including home furnishings, automotive and transportation in manufacturing, retail and distribution capabilities. He joins HSM from The Finley Group, an advisory firm based out of Charlotte, NC, where he served as the managing director.