Interface announced it has appointed Laurel M. Hurd as president and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 18, 2022. She will lead Interface on its next phase of growth, while also delivering on its mission to become a carbon negative enterprise by 2040. Hurd will succeed Daniel T. Hendrix, who has served a second stint in the CEO role since January 2020. Hendrix will continue his 39-year tenure with the company remaining as chairman of the board of directors.

Hurd brings to Interface 30 years of sales management, product development, and brand stewardship experience in both the consumer-packaged goods and the consumer durables sectors. As Segment President of Learning and Development at Newell Brands, Hurd oversaw the company's largest segment representing more than $3 billion in revenue in 2021, or more than a quarter of Newell's overall revenue, and approximately $600 million of operating profit. She oversaw a global supply chain including eight manufacturing plants in seven countries.