Bolyu Contract has announced the appointment of Rob Cushman as vice president of marketing. “We are extremely happy to have Rob join our team at Bolyu and expect great things from he and our brand over the coming years,” commented Nicolas Bouckaert, president of Beaulieu Commercial.

With over twenty years of experience in the carpet, flooring and interiors markets, Cushman comes to Bolyu most recently as vice president of sales and business development at Artaic – Innovative Mosaic.

Prior to Artaic, Cushman was a partner and senior marketing consultant with Daniel+Douglas+Norcoss where he oversaw significant market research programs, strategic planning initiatives and execution of branding and product placement campaigns for Patcraft, Shaw, Durkan, Design Origins, BP Amoco, The Carpet and Rug Institute, Daltile, Mannington, Amtico and many other interior design and floor covering focused industry verticals.

Cushman began his career in the carpet industry at Shaw in 1989 where he contributed to many of the twenty-plus brands and the various market segments they catered to.

“I’m excited about the opportunities we have at Bolyu and look forward to working with so many of the great people I’ve met so far,” says Cushman. “I’m also very impressed with the direction of our product line and the many innovative things our organization is doing with respect to sustainability. Especially the new 100% P.E.T. product Svelte that is just launching.”