Shane Carpenter


Several staffers have joinedKronotex USA’ssales team. Shane Carpenterhas been welcomed as director of national sales,Paul Zagorskias southeast regional sales manager andRay Johnsonas western regional sales manager in building Formica Flooring. In addition, the company has brought on Meagan Bisheras its PR manager.

Ray Johnson

Beaulieu of Americahas namedMark C. Claytonexec vp marketing. Clayton will head the total marketing effort for the company and will be responsible for creating an integrated company-wide marketing strategy. Additionally,Mike McAllisterhas been named vp marketing information systems.

John T. McGrath, Jr. has been appointed as the new director ofINSTALL. McGrath replacesJames P. Schmid, the group’s first director, who recently retired. A 24-year veteran of the flooring industry, McGrath will be responsible for expanding INSTALL’s alliance program

Paul Zagorski

Mercier Wood Flooringhas addedRon Millerto its sales representative team. Having worked in the wood flooring industry for 20 years, Miller will be responsible for sales in Washington, Oregon and parts of California.

Amtico Internationalhas appointedDavid Vollas senior marketing manager for the North American market. In his new role, Voll will be responsible for the development and execution of Amtico’s global and local marketing strategies.

John Himes

Floor To Ceilinghas announcedRobert H. “Bob” Kilburyas the company’s director of marketing. Kilbury will be responsible for the expansion of Floor To Ceiling’s Kitchen & Bath and Decorative Products business, in addition to enhancing the company’s advertising and public relations.

John Himeshas been named as president ofWood Flooring International. Himes comes to WFI with 17 years of industry experience in both sales and marketing at Armstrong World Industries, Wilsonart International and most recently as director of hardwood and laminate business at Mannington Mills.