David Kurtz has been named National Sales Manager -- Builder for Armstrong Floor Products. He will develop and drive effective sales programs for the builder and property management markets and ensure sales coverage for an array of channel customers.

Kurtz will report directly to Rik Born, vice president, distributor sales, Armstrong Floor Products. He also will work closely with Patrick Barnds, recently named Channel Manager-Builder for all Armstrong Wood Products, to deliver the full assortment of Armstrong products for both resilient and wood.

Upon his graduation from Western Maryland College in 1996 where he earned his bachelor's degree in business, Kurtz joined Armstrong as commercial sales representative in the floor products division and quickly moved into the builder market. After gaining valuable experience in that market, he was promoted to associate marketing manager in March 2001, assigned to coordinate programs and launches in the builder segment.