Longtime Armstrong Holdings executive Stephen J. Senkowski has been elected an executive vice president of Armstrong World Industries. In addition to serving as president and CEO of Armstrong Building Products, Senkowski is responsible for Armstrong Cabinet Products and the corporate functions of Information Technology, Process Improvement, Purchasing, and Environmental Health and Safety.

CCA Global Partners has appointed Jim Gould, an industry veteran and former top executive of the venerable Misco Shawnee flooring distributorship, to the role of chief product officer, a newly created position.

Scott Lithgow has accepted the position of northeast regional sales manager for Mullican Flooring. Lithgow most recently served as regional sales manager for Lauzon Flooring. He will work out of offices in Freehold, N.J.

Staffan Soderqvist will take up the position of senior vice president of finance and CFO for Pergo. Soderqvist started up the company's activities in Asia in 1994 and was manager there until 1998.

Shaw Industries has named Kathy Young as creative director, a newly created position. Young, formerly Shaw's director of brand licensing, has been with Shaw since the company's 1992 acquisition of Salem Carpets, where she was product manager and marketing director for Salem's Sutton Carpets.

William Chapman has joined Tarkett Commercial as vice president of manufacturing. Previously, he served as general manager for Patrick Industries in Joy, Pa. Prior to that, Chapman spent more than 15 years at Armstrong World Industries working in various manufacturing capacities.