Tarkett Hires New VP of Design
Tarkett recently announced that Chris Stulpin
“Chris’s considerable talents and experience will be instrumental
is joining the manufacturer as the senior vice
president of design. He spent the last 12 years
in various roles at Mohawk Group, and prior to
that he served as vice president of marketing
with Bentley Mills and director of creative
services with Interface. In the new role, Stulpin
will be responsible for leading the design team
of Tarkett’s North American division.
in our continued efforts to define and enhance the market’s
experiences,” said Jeff Buttitta, CEO of Tarkett North America.
Mannington Commercial Releases First
Lines Under Roby Isaac’s Direction
Earlier this year, Mannington Commercial
Isaac has spent over a decade in carpet design, holding
announced that Roby Isaac will serve as
director of design for both its carpet and
hard surface divisions. At this year’s NeoCon,
the company is launching several of the first
collections developed under Isaac’s direction,
including carpets Traction Avenue and Design
Locale, LVT offerings Anthology and Divergent, and rubber Teles.
management positions with Milliken, Tandus, and Monterey.
Beaulieu Commercial Appoints Steve
Hillis as President
Beaulieu Group LLC recently announced
the appointment of Steve Hillis as president
of Beaulieu Commercial, the business
unit consisting of BOLYU Contract and
Aqua Hospitality Carpets brands. He joins
Beaulieu after 32 years of management
experience including positions with Collins
& Aikman, Mohawk, Durkan Hospitality, and Milliken.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to lead the BOLYU Contract
and Aqua Hospitality brands and being part of this family
owned business that is so committed to their customers and
associates,” Hillis said.
Ch-ch-changes in the
We are continuing to leverage our advantage
by bringing both carpet and hard surface
design under Roby’s leadership. We’re excited
to see his vision further enhance Mannington’s
reputation for design excellence.
-Jack Ganley, president of Mannington