GORDON WHITENER JOINS INTERFACE FLOORING SYSTEMS, INC.
LAGRANGE, Ga., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA) announced today that Gordon Whitener has joined Interface Flooring Systems, Inc. as senior vice president of sales and marketing. The announcement was made by Charles R. Eitel, president and CEO of Interface Flooring Systems, Inc. Eitel commented, "We are very fortunate to have an individual join our company with the sales and marketing experience of Gordon Whitener. Gordon is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and served as a coach and recruiter at both the University of Tennessee and Oklahoma State. He joined Collins & Aikman Floor Coverings Division in 1988, where he held several positions in sales and sales management, and in February 1993 was named vice president of marketing of the Floor Coverings Division." Interface, Inc. is committed to delivering superior value to its customers, as the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet under the Interface and Heuga brands, and interior fabrics under the Guilford of Maine and Stevens Linen brands, for use in offices, healthcare facilities, airports, educational and other institutions, and retail facilities. Through its Bentley Mills subsidiary, the company also manufactures and markets high quality, designer-oriented broadloom carpeting used primarily for commercial and institutional applications. In addition, the company manufactures and sells chemicals used in various rubber and plastic products, and offers Intersept(R), the company's proprietary antimicrobial chemical, under a licensing program to manufacturers of other products. -0- 11/12/93 /CONTACT: Dan Hendrix, chief financial officer of Interface, 706-882-1891; or J. Desmond Towey of Towey & Associates, 212-888-7600/ (IFSIA)
CO: Interface, Inc. ST: Georgia IN: TEX SU: PER
WB-GK -- NY048 -- 3670 11/12/93 11:57 EST
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|Date:||Nov 12, 1993|
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