Blue Ridge Commercial Carpet has announced Lisa Burel as the company's director of product development.

An industry veteran, Ms. Burel will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day product development of both modular and broadloom carpets.

Ms. Burel has over 16 years experience in the carpet industry. Most recently, she served as director of advanced floorcovering for Interface Inc., where she was responsible for the development of sustainable products.

Prior to that, Ms. Burel was a key designer for the carpet tile initiative at David Oakey Designs.

Blue Ridge Commercial Carpet is a manufacturer of high performance broadloom and modular commercial carpet.