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Wayfair.com Names Sharif Sleiman Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations

02/17/2016

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), one of the world's largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today announced that Sharif Sleiman has joined the company as Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations. An accomplished e-commerce leader with extensive expertise in operations, supply chain and logistics, Sleiman will provide strategic leadership as Wayfair scales operations to meet growing consumer demand for its online shopping experience.

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“We are delighted to welcome Sharif to the Wayfair team,” noted James Savarese, Chief Operating Officer, Wayfair. “Sharif has been working at the forefront of e-commerce for the entire course of his career, leading logistics and supply chain operations for some of the biggest brands in online retail. We look forward to the leadership and insights that Sharif brings to the team as we rapidly expand and optimize operations to support Wayfair’s incredible customer growth.”

Before joining Wayfair, Sleiman held the role of Vice President of Inside Sales and eCommerce Operations at Staples, where he led B2B sales growth, global e-commerce content creation and order management and logistics strategy. Prior to joining Staples, Sleiman was the Senior Director of Operations and Supply Chain for the Global Goods business at Groupon where he scaled a global logistics team for a one-year-old business. Previously, he held various leadership positions at eBay with responsibilities in logistics, supply chain, cross border trade, sustainability and global procurement.

“Wayfair is reinventing retail for an entire industry and taking e-commerce to an entirely new level as the company dramatically changes the way consumers shop for their homes,” added Sleiman. “I am thrilled to join a world-class technology company that is truly raising the bar on every aspect of the retail experience through tremendous focus and non-stop innovation. I look forward to working with James and the rest of Wayfair’s talented team to continue to build an exceptional retail experience for our customers – from desktop to delivery.”

Sleiman holds an MBA in finance from the University of North Carolina and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University.

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:

  • Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design
  • DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with additional locations in New York, Utah, Kentucky, Ireland, U.K. and Germany.

Source: Wayfair Inc.

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