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Chili Technology Names Kristie Hobson as National Account Sales Manager


February 24, 2010 - Chili Technology, the world’s leading heating and cooling, sleep systems manufacturer, has named Kristie Hobson as their National Account Sales Manager to lead business development and key account relationships in North America.


Hobson has more than 20 years experience in retail merchandising, purchasing and key account management with leading companies such as Dayton Hudson -Marshall Fields (now part of Macy’s), Bausch and Lomb and Thomasville Furniture Galleries among others. 


In her new role, Hobson will lead Chili Technology’s national sales efforts to provide higher sales revenue and margins for retailers, thru the adoption of their growing portfolio of Chili products. These include the highly acclaimed and innovative ChiliPad™, in both cotton and memory foam and the newly launched ChiliBed™.


“We are delighted to have Kristie leading our national sales efforts,” said Todd Youngblood, president and chief executive officer of Chili Technology.  She is a proven executive who offers an excellent track record of strategic sales planning, retail merchandising and execution. Her new role is pivotal in ensuring our long-term success with our retail client partners.  She will focus on our strategic initiatives, including the development and rollout of new product lines while providing strong support to help our partners grow their specialty sleep business.  


“The importance of a good night’s sleep is already well known. Combine that with the growing demand to find products that help consumers sleep at 'their' perfect temperature puts Chili Technology in an exceptional market position,” said Hobson.  "I look forward to strengthening our retail relationships, growing our customers' profits and increasing consumer awareness about our fabulous product offerings.  We are poised for great success and I am excited to be a key part of the Chili Technology team”. 


To learn more about Chili Technology products such as the ChiliPad and new ChiliBed, please contact Jane Westgate at 336-209-9276 or via e-mail  


About ChiliTechnology, LLC  

Chili Technology, LLC is a privately owned, rapidly growing product development company based in Mooresville, NC. The Company focuses on mattress heating and cooling systems incorporating patented "Chili Technology". Product successes include the Chilipad™ ( and others.


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