April 8, 2014

New Leadership at Mohawk Group


David Vita and Allie Finkell of Mohawk Group.

Mohawk Group

is excited to announce the newest members of its leadership team: David Vita, David Thoresen and Allie Finkell. Mohawk Group is the leading producer and distributor of quality commercial flooring and has a heritage of craftsmanship that spans more than 130 years.

David Vita joins Mohawk Group as the senior vice president of commercial sales for the Eastern United States. After spending the last three years at Beaulieu as the executive vice president of commercial sales, he held a series of leadership roles for 22 years at Shaw Industries focusing on managing sales, profit and loss and leading margin improvement.

“David is a seasoned industry leader who will offer new insights to the commercial business at Mohawk,” says Michel Vermette, senior vice president, Mohawk Group. “He joins a strong team already in place at Mohawk in this channel. With his compelling approach to leadership and deep industry knowledge, I look forward to David’s contributions as we expand our offerings to provide more solutions for our customers.”

Additionally, the company has appointed Dave Thoresen as Mohawk’s senior vice president of commercial resilient business and Allie Finkell as director of marketing, resilient flooring. Before joining Mohawk, Mr. Thoresen led the commercial hard surface division at Shaw Industries, overseeing strategy, sales and marketing. Ms. Finkell held leadership roles at Shaw Industries and Anderson Hardwood Floors.

“I am thrilled to have Dave and Allie join our commercial flooring team,” says Michel Vermette, senior vice president, commercial and international business. “With Dave’s strategic vision and Allie’s strong background in marketing and sales management, this new leadership team is executing an aggressive strategy to build products that lead in design performance and coordinate across product categories to help our customers create beautiful interior spaces.”

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