Todd R. Wanek

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Todd R. Wanek (born 1963) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. He is the son of Ronald G. Wanek, Chairman of the Board of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.

He was named CEO in 2002.[1] Later that year, minority shareholders in the company claimed that the Waneks were conspiring to force them out of the company.[2]

Both he and his father have made financial contributions to political candidates and the political action committee associated with the American Furniture Manufacturers Association.[3] [4]

In 2006, he received the Spirit of Life award from the City of Hope cancer research center for his fundraising efforts.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Briefs: Todd Wanek New CEO at Ashley". HFN The Weekly Newspaper for the Home Furnishing Network. April 29, 2002. Retrieved 2009-10-19. [dead link]
  2. ^ Barrett, Rick (November 9, 2002). "Families Feud over Shared Arcadia, Wis.-Based Furniture Company.". The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI). Retrieved 2009-10-19. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Todd R. Mr. Wanek from zip code 54612". Watchdog.net. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Arcadia, WI Political Contributions by Individuals". City-Data.com. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  5. ^ "City bowlers raise $55K for City of Hope". Furniture Today. October 19, 2006. Retrieved 2009-10-19.