Frank Peters

Frank Peters, an industry veteran with experience at companies including Armstrong, Shaw and most recently Mohawk, has been named president of the Mohawk Flooring Division. He succeeds Monte Thornton, who recently announced his retirement after 15 years as a Mohawk executive.

Maryanne Adams has been elevated to president and CEO of Avalon Carpet Tile and Flooring. She succeeds Avalon owner and president John P. Millar who died of a heart attack March 16. Adams has been with Avalon for over 20 years and served as executive vp for the past 12 years.

Zack Zehner

Zach Zehner has been promoted to Mannington Mills’ president of Commercial Hard Surface. Zehner has been with Mannington for five years, including as director of the company’s laminate and porcelain tile businesses.

Bert Brant

Bert Brant has been appointed Pergo’s COO for the North American flooring business. he succeeds James N. Hogg, who was named CEO and president of Pergo’s Business Center Panel North America.

Adnan Bin-Mahfouz

Adnan Bin-Mahfouz has been promoted to contractor sales manager for Laticrete. He will oversee Laticrete contractor sales representatives nationwide and be responsible for building interest in the Laticrete Most Valued Partner program. Bin-Mahfouz was most recently a national account manager for Laticrete.

Howard Jackson has joined Faus as regional sales manager for the Southwest. A 20-year veteran, Jackson was most recently the national manager for Azuvi USA, and also directed the hard surface division of Mohawk.

Gerry Schappell

Cikel America has named three executives to its management team. Gerry Schappell has been appointed vp, Cikel North America. He was most recently vp of Hoboken Floors. George Celtrick has joined as director of sales. He has more than 20 years of experience, including at Harris-Tarkett. Jason Ranney has been named operations manager. He worked for Hoboken Floors’ Florida division for the past four years.