Foamex names industry vet Richard Born to lead east region sales team
Foamex International said it has named Richard K. Born as vp of sales, east region for the Foamex Carpet Cushion division.
A 30-year veteran of the flooring industry, Born most recently was Armstrong World Industries' vp of residential sales. He also served as vp of distribution for Armstrong Floor Products with responsibility for the North American distribution network, which supported four flooring brands and provided logistics services for Armstrong Strategic Accounts. Born is credited with restructuring Armstrong's sales effort to provide channel focus to key retailers, builders and distributors.
"We are confident Richard's experience, combined with his past accomplishments in revenue growth, margin enhancement, team building and sales planning, will be an asset to Foamex," said Steve Stockwell, exec vp of Foamex Carpet Cushion. "We are excited he has joined the team."