Airsprung Group CEO Tony Lisanti to retire

After 21 years as Chief Executive of Airsprung Group, Tony Lisanti has announced his intention to retire in January 2024. Tony commented, “I had never had retirement in my sights, but having reached that milestone, I simply felt that there is a lot beyond the boardroom table that I would like to explore.”

However, it is not a complete break from the Group, as the shareholders for the parent company have asked Tony to stay on as non-executive chairman for both Airsprung Group and Fabb Furniture, and he has readily agreed.

The oversight of Airsprung Group passes to the parent company’s COO, Tean Dallaway. Well-known and respected in the industry, not least for her many years work on the NBF executive board and her current position as Vice-President of the Federation. Tean has worked for Airsprung for almost 30 years, for the last 20 years as the Group Finance Director.  

Reflecting on the transition, Tony stated, “Having collaborated closely with Tean since my joining Airsprung, I can confidently say that there is no individual better suited to take the Group forward. Her unparalleled understanding of the business, as well as the wider bed industry, coupled with the remarkable senior team supporting her, positions Airsprung for continued success. I am confident that under Tean’s leadership, Airsprung Group will thrive. Furthermore, she will have my unwavering support in my role as Chairman.” 

The announcement marks a pivotal moment in Airsprung Group’s trajectory, with the company poised for a seamless transition and sustained growth under Tean’s experienced guidance. 

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