VC US, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of privately owned Belgian company IVC Group, has appointed 15-year industry veteran Dave Polisky sales and marketing vp. His responsibilities include supporting the company’s luxury vinyl tile market share and increasing its sale staff. He previously served Tarkett as distribution sales vp.
Celia Blum has joined Catalina Carpet Mills as national sales manager where she is responsible for leading the company’s sales agents located outside California and Nevada. Blum brings more than 30 years of high-end residential market experience to her new post.
Chris McKee has been tapped as Amtico International’s ceo for North America. He brings more than 18 years of industry-related experience, most recently for Home Depot as flooring services general manager. McKee replaces outgoing ceo David Motyl.
Best Tile Distributors of New England has appointed Richard LaRocca contractor sales manager for the Shrewsbury, Mass., area. In his new role, he will lead the company’s efforts in re-entering the commercial sector with contractor-specific training and educational programs. LaRocca has been involved with the tile industry for more than 20 years, most recently with American Olean.
UFloor Systems, Inc. has appointed Mike Summers technical director – hardwood. Based in Oregon, he will offer UFloor customers technical support, conduct training sessions, offer solutions, and recommend products. He comes to his new post from Summers Flooring and Design, a family-owned and operated business started by his father.
Mike Havas has joined Formica Flooring’s sales team as its Northeast regional sales manager. He brings more than 25 years of experience to his new position, most recently with Apollo Distributing as its residential sales and product manager.