Tarkett Residential has appointed Troy Burke to Vp sales, residential division. Burke brings significant experience, having worked extensively with distributors and retailers with Fortune 500 consumer products companies. Most recently he served as director and general manager of sales for Goodyear Tire & Rubber, and previously was in a similar capacity with Proctor & Gamble.

In his new role, Burke will direct Tarkett Residential's U.S. distribution sales team and contribute to the development of the organization's strategic vision and distribution strategy. In addition, he'll oversee the development of national and regional sales programs and promotions directed toward retailers, distributors and consumers.

"Troy's exemplary leadership skills, as well as his extensive knowledge and expertise of both the distribution and retail markets, bring a great deal of value to Tarkett," said Bill Cralley, president, Tarkett Residential North America. "We are confident that his skill set, experience and values will be of significant benefit in ensuring alignment of customer and market needs with Tarkett strategies and actions, as well as seeking new opportunities to enhance our customers' ability to grow and profit."