Ginger Gilbert has been named director of product for J+J Flooring Group's Kinetex.

This is a newly created position designed to accelerate the Kinetex brand through new product offerings, enhanced design and greater innovation.

“I’m thrilled to be working on such an innovative product with a wonderful leadership and support team in place,” said Gilbert. “I’m looking forward to creating new opportunities for our customers as we drive the Kinetex brand to even greater heights.”

Gilbert, who was most recently the creative director for product marketing and branding for J+J Flooring, will be responsible for all design and development efforts. She will report to Tom Pendley, corporate vice president of finance and innovation and work closely with the Kinetex’s manufacturing and research and design teams.

Gilbert joined J+J Flooring Group in 2013 as director of business development–corporate, retail and hospitality. Prior to J+J Flooring, she was the global creative director–commercial for Tai Ping Carpets. Her flooring covering industry experience began at Mannington Commercial as a colorist specialist. She later worked at Shaw Contract Group as a design manager in the healthcare/education/government division. Gilbert brings a decade of experience as an interior designer working with architectural firms including Taylor + Associates and FKP.

“We’re glad we could hire from within the J+J family as Ginger’s unique combination of design talent, vision and product management are the perfect skills required for this new position,” said Pendley.

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