Select Comfort Announces Executive Team Changes

Kathy Roedel, executive vice president and chief services and
fulfillment officer to retire;
Suresh Krishna named senior vice
president and chief operations, supply chain and lean officer

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ: SCSS) today announced changes in its
executive team. Executive Vice President and Chief Services and
Fulfillment Officer Kathy Roedel will be retiring from Sleep Number,
effective April 7. Suresh Krishna will be joining Sleep Number as senior
vice president and chief operations, supply chain and lean officer,
effective April 11. Krishna is joining Sleep Number from Polaris
Industries, where he most recently was vice president and business unit
head for Europe, Middle East and Africa; he will report to Shelly Ibach,
president and chief executive officer, and join the company’s senior
leadership team.

The company also announced that it has promoted Andy Carlin, currently
senior vice president and chief sales officer, to executive vice
president and chief sales and service officer, with additional
responsibility for leading its home delivery operation.

“We thank Kathy for her many contributions over the past eleven years,
specifically her leadership of our customer experience “Net Promoter
System” across the organization and the advancement of our supply chain
capabilities,” said Shelly Ibach, president and chief executive officer
of Select Comfort. “Kathy plans to pursue board work and we wish her

“We are excited to have Suresh Krishna join Sleep Number. Suresh is a
highly skilled leader who we believe will make a significant
contribution to our future growth and profitability. We will benefit
from his global experience, supply chain expertise and his strength in
overall operations,” said Ibach.

“Andy Carlin has successfully led our sales and real estate operations
for the past eight years, helping the company more than double in
revenue by leading the transformation of our retail store portfolio
while delivering significant selling expense leverage. We see great
synergy by combining our sales and home delivery under Andy’s
leadership,” said Ibach.

About Suresh Krishna

Krishna joined Polaris in 2010 as vice president of global operations
and integration, leading a 6,500+ person operations organization and
driving a culture change to embrace lean across the entire enterprise.
In July 2014 he was promoted to vice president and business unit head of
Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA) for Polaris, where he was responsible
for a full P&L with factories, R&D centers, subsidiaries, distributors
and dealer networks across more than 60 countries. From 2007 to 2010 he
served as vice president global operations, supply chain and IT at a
division of UTC Fire & Security. Krishna also served in a variety of
roles for Diageo, including vice president of supply chain, North
America; as a program director for an ERP implementation; and as a
director of strategic planning and finance. Earlier in his career he was
an associate at Booz Allen & Hamilton. Krishna holds a master’s in
business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at
Northwestern University and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical
engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India.

About Select Comfort Corporation

Nearly 30 years ago, Sleep Number transformed the mattress industry with
the idea that ‘one size does not fit all’
when it comes to sleep. Today, the company is the leader in sleep
innovation and ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Mattresses”
in 2015 by J.D. Power. As the pioneer in biometric sleep monitoring and
adjustability, Sleep Number is proving the connection between quality
sleep and health and wellbeing. Dedicated to individualizing sleep
experiences, the company’s 3,300 employees are improving lives with
innovative sleep solutions. To find better quality sleep visit one of
our more than 490 U.S. Sleep Number® stores or


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