In new role, Fernandes will expand company’s healthcare, Behavioral Health product innovations


TORONTO, ON (March 31, 2020) – Stance Healthcare, a furniture designer and manufacturer for healthcare and Behavioral Health facilities, is pleased to announce the hiring of Cesar Fernandes as the company’s new Product Design & Development Manager. A furniture design industry veteran, Fernandes will focus on continuing to develop and evolve Stance Healthcare’s product offerings, which merge comfort and function with cleanability, safety, and pleasing aesthetics.


The hire comes as demand for innovative healthcare and Behavioral Health furniture continues to grow alongside evolving standards for care in medical, wellness, and mental health treatment environments. Fernandes joins the Stance team on the heels of an award-winning year which recognized their signature approach to designing with dignity in mind.


“There’s never been a better time to join Stance Healthcare. Every product Stance creates is designed to support healing environments, and that’s a mission that we’re only going to keep building on,” said Fernandes. “I’m looking forward to working with this talented team to help shape the direction for our exciting new products, as we continue to advance our development process overall.”


Fernandes begins his tenure with Stance Healthcare amid several new product announcements, including February’s joint rollouts of Huxley, a new lounge seating collection for modern healthcare environments, and the addition of two new products to the award-winning Frontier collection for Behavioral Health. Stance Healthcare’s president, Carl Kennedy, forecasts more product innovations to come in 2020 for the company, which proudly offers a variety of easy-to-clean, durable, and sustainable material selections.


“Cesar brings a wealth of knowledge to our growing team, which is dedicated to making the most innovative and high-quality products for healthcare settings,” said Kennedy. “With his guidance and enthusiasm at the helm of product development, we’ll continue delivering on our mission while expanding our capabilities.”

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