Andmore announces executive transition

Jonathan Pertchik to succeed longtime CEO Bob Maricich, Dorothy Belshaw named president

LAS VEGAS — Bob Maricich, the longtime furniture industry executive who founded International Market Centers, which rebranded to Andmore last June, is stepping down as chief executive officer after 13 years as the top executive of the organization managing and operating a portfolio of showroom space in High Point, Las Vegas and Atlanta.

Bob Maricich, left and Jonathan Pertchik
Dorothy Belshaw

Continuing as executive chairman of the board, he will be succeeded by Jonathan Pertchik who has been named chief executive officer. Pertchik’s first day on the job is May 6.

Andmore Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer Dorothy Belshaw has been promoted to president.

“I am pleased to welcome Jon to the Andmore team and am confident we have found the right leader for the future of our great company,” Maricich said. “Jon is a seasoned executive closely aligned with our company’s core values and our unwavering focus on putting the customer first. It has been a tremendous privilege to build and lead this business over the last 13 years, and I look forward to working alongside Jon, Dorothy and the rest of the team in my new role as executive chairman. The future is bright as we continue to build on our culture, our successes and our customer partnerships to grow our unique industry position as the only omnichannel B2B marketplace.”

Pertchik comes to the organization with more than 20 years of leadership experience in real estate, hospitality and finance. He was most recently chief executive officer of TravelCenters of America, a Fortune 500 company. In this role, he led the organization “through a period of growth and transformation ultimately earning recognition as one of Newsweek’s “Most Trustworthy” large travel and leisure companies.”

Previously, he also was chief executive officer of InTown Suites / Uptown Suites as well as ST Residential, and held leadership roles at WCI Communities and the Staubach Co.

“It is a great honor to succeed Bob and to partner with the talented Andmore team to continue building on the important mission to offer more for customers every day,” Pertchik said. “Bob and the team have done an incredible job growing a differentiated business, dedicated to partnering with wholesale buyers and sellers to help them grow and prosper, and I look forward to leading Andmore into its next chapter.”

Andmore is part of Blackstone’s commercial real estate portfolio.  

Rob Harper, Blackstone’s head of Real Estate Asset Management Americas, said, “We are grateful to Bob for his visionary leadership throughout his tenure at Andmore and appreciate his continued dedication to the business. Jon’s multifaceted leadership experience, passion for the customer and commitment to teamwork make him the perfect fit for this role, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Pertchik will make his permanent office in Atlanta, while also setting up offices in Las Vegas and High Point.

As the newly named president, Belshaw brings 32 years of experience in the wholesale marketplace industry, including 12 years with Andmore, holding positions as chief revenue officer, chief marketing officer and, most recently, chief growth officer.

Pertchik said, “I am eager to work with and learn from an industry leader like Dorothy who is widely recognized for her many years of leadership, customer centricity and industry support.”

Belshaw joined IMC in 2012, with more than 20 years of home and gift trade show industry experience. Initially hired to bring the category to the Las Vegas Market, Andmore said that her role soon broadened to include responsibility for “all aspects of the end-to-end customer experience, driving increased buyer acquisition across all IMC markets, and developing tools and services to improve the at-market experience for buyers and exhibitors.”

An industry leader, Belshaw will be honored with the 2024 Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award in June, which recognizes overall excellence and contribution to the gift and home industry.

Thomas Russell

Home News Now Editor-in-Chief Thomas Russell has covered the furniture industry for 25 years at various daily and weekly consumer and trade publications. He can be reached at and at 336-508-4616.

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One thought on “Andmore announces executive transition

  1. Bob Maricich has done an unbelievable job over the years running and organizing all the furniture markets! It will be hard to fill his shoes. Bob is not just a leader in our industry, but a great human being as well. His son Parker seems to be following his dad’s footsteps with his new ventures and I know he will keep the Maricich name in the spotlights for years to come.

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