Capel Rugs has appointed John A. Magee as president and CEO of Capel, Inc., Capelsie Mills, Inc., and Capel Real Estate & Development, Inc.

John A. Magee


Capel Rugs has appointed John A. Magee as president and CEO of Capel, Inc., Capelsie Mills, Inc., and Capel Real Estate & Development, Inc.

"I am pleased to be joining Capel and I look forward to working with the board and management to build upon Capel's proud tradition of quality, integrity and customer service," said Magee in a statement to employees.

Magee is a partner with management consulting firm Anderson Bauman Tourtellot Vos & Co., which was engaged earlier this year to conduct a review of the companies' strategy and operations. He has over 25 years of experience advising clients on business and organizational strategy, capital structure, corporate governance and profit improvement.

CBC (AMERICA) Flooring Division has hired Time Davis as technical services manager. The 20 year industry veteran will be responsible for writing technical documents and oversight of technical data accuracy for CBCA. He will start immediately on developing clearly defined claims procedures, reviewing and updating all maintenance guides and performing technical support for product initiatives.

“Tim also will play an active role in how our products are positioned in the market, which shows a unique talent for a technical services manager,” said Chip Braulick, Senior Marketing Manager, CBC (AMERICA) Flooring.

Davis’ industry background also includes product testing, site management, quality control and claim handling.

Bernadette “Bernie” Anderson

Laticrete has elevated Bernadette “Bernie” Anderson to Regional Sales Manager for the Oregon Region. Anderson signed on with Laticrete in 2008 as the Senior Architectural Specialist for the same territory, and will now lead all Laticrete sales initiatives for Alaska, Northern California, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Western Canada.

“(Anderson) has an extensive background in sales management with a proven track record that will help her be successful in her new role,” said Ron Nash, North American director of sales for Laticrete. “She’s extremely smart and aggressive, and we plan to see some great things happen under her leadership.”

Johnsonite has named Julia Zielinski Solutions Development Consultant for the state of Florida. She will be responsible for developing relationships within the specifying community. This includes ongoing education on the role of flooring in the development of high-performance environments.

Over the past five years, Julia was a Sales Representative for Knoll Industries, a leading manufacturer of contract furnishings and textiles. Previous to Knoll, she was a designer responsible for large scale corporate projects in Atlanta with Associated Space Design.