David Shearn
All Purpose Adhesive Co. (APAC) has promoted Mike McManamon to Upper Midwest/Central States regional sales manager. McManamon will continue to direct distribution sales in the upper Midwest states of North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan as well as in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

Bostik Findley's Construction & Distribution (C&D) Division has promoted two veteran managers within its rapidly growing Flooring Group. Paul Gallagher, national sales manager for the Bostik Findley Flooring Group, will fill the newly created position of business development manager - international & retail for the company's C&D division. Based in Philadelphia, Gallagher will be responsible for all export, affiliate and retail sales in the Americas for the C&D division.

Robert McNamara, Bostik Findley Flooring marketing manager, will take on Gallagher's current sales management responsibilities for the Flooring Group, coupling them with the marketing management duties he has performed since 2000. McNamara will be responsible for 17 sales representatives as well as a growing team of product managers and marketing specialists.

Kronotex has added David Shearn as territory sales manager. Recently, Shearn was in laminate sales with Atlanta-based Meyer USA. Prior to his stint with Meyer USA, he served as project manager on a new line of laminate flooring for Saint-Gobain of Coventry, England.

Goran Bernhoff
Pergo AB has appointed Goran Bernhoff as CEO. Previously the CEO of Swedish camera manufacturer Victor Hasselblad AB, Bernhoff succeeds Raimo Issal, who will serve as a consultant on technology and product innovation issues. Bernhoff has previous experience with Unilever and TetraPak, and served as the CEO of internationally acclaimed Swedish glass manufacturer Orrefors Kosta Boda AB from 1981 to 1997.

Lise LeBreton
Tarkett Inc. has named Lise LeBreton director of laminate products. LeBreton will drive the day-to-day activities of the business as well as provide leadership in defining the business' long-term vision. She will also be responsible for the overall marketing effort to all customer segments. LeBreton comes to Tarkett from Uniboard Canada, where she recently served as director of marketing for that company's laminate flooring division.

Jeremy Williams
VPI's Floor Products Division has announced two new appointments. Jeremy D. Williams takes on the role of general manager. Williams comes to VPI with more than 20 years of international management and leadership experience in commercial and manufacturing environments.

Jim Breitenfeld
Jim J. Breitenfeld joins the company as VPI's Floor Products Division marketing manager, responsible for all marketing and sales support. Previously, he worked for eight years at Brady Corp. in various capacities, most recently as product market manager.