Ken Peden has been named director of MP Global Products' poly foam division, according to Al Collison, MP Global's president/ceo. Peden is a veteran of the floor covering industry, and has spent the last 12 years building business for several laminate floor manufacturers. Previous positions include vp sales and marketing for Pickering, coo/exec. vp sales and marketing for Quick-Step, and coo of Kronotex/Formica Flooring.

“Ken knows the laminate floor industry inside and out; he knows the major players and the strongest distributors. We’re excited to have him on board. He brings a lot of expertise for product sales growth. We’re certain his knowledge and experience will help us take our company to the next level,” Collison stated.

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