DriTac Adhesive Grouphas appointedDavid Clarksonas Southeast regional sales manager and Wade Hagan as Southwest regional sales manager. Clarkson is responsible for sales and service to all DriTac distributors in the Carolinas, central and east Tennessee, northern Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Hagan is responsible for aiding distributors in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, central and southern Mississippi, Arkansas, and western Tennessee.
Clarkson's background includes positions with Hartco, J.J. Haines Inc. and Franklin Adhesives. Hagan comes to DriTac with experience in national accounts at Bruce Hardwood Floors and Universal Wood Floors.
Flexco has chosen Brian Dubois to serve as sales manager for Flexco's Midwest region. Based in Chicago, Dubois is responsible for developing Flexco sales through distribution in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio, and the Dakotas. Dubois most recently served as an architectural representative for Flexco in the New England market area.
Goodwin Heart Pine Co. has appointed Terry O'Brian to the newly created position of chief operating officer. In this role, O'Brian has responsibility for all manufacturing and marketing activities at the Micanopy, Fla., facility. O'Brian most recently was involved in commercial sales and service of flooring products with Great Lakes Carpet and Tile in The Villages in central Florida.
Helmitin Adhesives has named Larry Press to serve as the company's director of flooring. In his new role, Press, who will be involved in all phases of Helmitin's flooring business, is responsible for product development and enhancing the company's industry position. Press comes to his new post from Para-Chem Southern, where he had served since 1992 as director of technical services, adhesives.
Mullican Flooring has filled several new positions. The company appointed Melvin Burkhardt to the newly created position of director of engineered products. Burkhardt most recently served in a new business development role with Armstrong Wood Products. He is based in Dallas.
The company has also appointed Dean Nixon as Mullican Flooring's national builder manager. Nixon was most recently sales manager for Bruce Wholesale after serving as regional sales manager for Witex USA, where he was responsible for organizing the company's national builder program.
Finally, Mullican hired Aaron Rickman as the company's plant manager at its newly acquired Bluegrass Specialty Flooring operation in Bowling Green, Ky. Rickman has worked at the company's Ronceverte, W. Va., operation since 1996 where he served as night shift supervisor.