DALTON, Ga. -- Piet Dossche, president of Beaulieu Residential, has resigned from the company. Beaulieu is expected to name his replacement this week.

“I’d like to thank all the employees, colleagues and friends for the tremendous support and loyalty they gave me during the 11 years I was privileged to work with them. It's been an exciting period in my life,” Dossche said. “We've worked hard over the last decade to build Beaulieu of America into the great company it is today.

“I feel very proud looking back at these accomplishments.”

As to his future, Dossche said that he was considering several opportunities and that he intended to remain active in the floor covering industry.