Russell Grizzle

Russell Grizzle has joined Mannington Mills as chief operating officer. He will serve in that role until the end of 2011, when he will take over for current president and ceo Tom Davis, who is retiring.

“In preparation for my retirement at the end of next year, [Grizzle] and I will work closely to assure continuity during that time,” Davis said. “We are excited to have [Grizzle] join our already outstanding management team, and appreciate the insight and enthusiasm he brings.”

Grizzle has over 30 years of industry experience with Milliken & Co., including eight years as president of the company’s global floor covering business.