CORT Continues Industry Leadership with New Executive Appointments

Lloyd Lenson promoted to Vice Chairman, Mike Davis to Chief Operating Officer


CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, today announces that company leaders Lloyd Lenson and Mike Davis have been promoted. Lenson, who previously served as chief operating officer, will now serve as vice chairman of CORT. Davis, previously executive vice president, is promoted to chief operating officer.

Davis’ new appointment includes responsibility and oversight for company operations, including the CORT Furniture Rental and Trade Show & Events businesses. A nearly 20-year CORT veteran, Davis served as executive vice president for two years and group vice president for eight years.

In Lenson’s new role, he will work closely with CORT’s CEO on long-term, strategic goals for the organization. In addition, he has executive oversight of CORT’s merchandise, asset management and real estate departments and is the executive in charge of the Roomservice by CORT business in the UK, the Housewares Division and the Party Rental business. A 38-year CORT veteran, Lenson has held numerous roles at the company and served as chief operating officer for more than 15 years.

“Lloyd and Mike have been instrumental in CORT’s growth and evolution,” said President and CEO of CORT Jeff Pederson. “With a combined more than 53 years of experience, they are an integral part of getting CORT’s business to where it is today. Their new appointments are extremely well deserved and I look forward to seeing the impact they will continue to have on CORT and our customers’ success.”

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About CORT

CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. With more than 100 offices, showrooms and clearance centers across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and partners in more than 80 countries, no other furniture rental company can match CORT’s breadth of services and companywide commitment to providing customer service excellence. For more information, please visit

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