Announcing a global realignment of the Pergo Group's operations, Ralf Eisermann, ceo of Pergo AG, has been named president and ceo of U.S. affiliate Pergo LLC. As part of the move, George R. Kelley will resign as Pergo LLC's president and ceo on Sept. 1. Kelley will remain with the company as a consultant.

“Mr. Kelley joined Pergo in 2007 after Pfleiderer AG acquired the company and effectively handled and completed the integration of Pergo into the Pfleiderer Group,” said Pawel Wyrzykowski, the chairman of Pergo LLC’s Board of Directors. “We wish George great success in his new endeavors, and we are very pleased that George has agreed to act as a consultant to Pergo after September 1.”

David Hartman, Pergo's vp sales, will handle sales and marketing in North America. David Small, vp marketing, reports to Hartman.