LANCASTER, Pa. -- Armstrong Holdings Inc. has promoted long-time company executive Steve Stockwell to the new post of senior vice president, Armstrong Strategic Relations. Reporting directly to Armstrong CEO Michael D. Lockhart, Stockwell assumes oversight for the Armstrong Strategic Accounts (ASA) Group (led by Vice President -Sales Craig Wirth), while continuing to manage the progress of Armstrong's Chapter 11 restructuring.

"Steve's insights and experience are invaluable," said Lockhart. "He created the original ASA organization within Armstrong, which today accounts for 23% of our total sales. His skills in developing and managing key relationships -- with customers, with suppliers, and within Armstrong -- are recognized with this new post. As we continue with the important work of realigning Armstrong's operations for today's highly competitive marketplace, I will draw on Steve's innovative approaches to our businesses -- that's the kind of thinking that will play a critical role in our success."