Burns, Tenn.—American OEM has named Carr Newton executive vice president of sales, responsible for the overall strategic planning and execution of sales for all products and channels of the company. In this position, Newton is relocating to the American OEM headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., and will report directly to CEO Don Finkell.

Randy Schrecengost will continue to serve as vice president of sales, managing distributors of American OEM products and the Hearthwood brand. Bringing 20 years of industry experience, Newton has served in senior sales and marketing positions at both Shaw Industries and Anderson Hardwood Floors. In his most recent position as vice president of hardwood and laminate, he had responsibility for managing multiple product categories and sales channels, as well as, product development, supplier strategy/relations, and inventory management. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Georgia Southern University.

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