AmericasMart appoints Malkiewicz to head area rug business
Home Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 9/16/2011 12:13:09 PM
Atlanta - The AmericasMart here has promoted Kevin Malkiewicz to vice president area rug leasing and sales, with full responsibility for all area rug category management.
Malkiewicz was previously executive director of area rug leasing, tradeshows and buyer relations and continues a 12-year tenure dating to his 1999 appointment as area rug buyer relations manager.
In his new post, he will direct the leasing of the 350,000 square-foot AmericasMart area rug center, located on the third through sixth floors in Building One, and will help to lead sales of the National Oriental Rug Show (NORS), the area rug temporaries staged in partnership with the Oriental Rug Importers Association during the January Atlanta International Area Rug Market.
"Kevin brings to his new role experience and expertise perfectly matched to the needs of exhibitor and buyer customers and to the industry at large," said Jeffrey Portman Sr., president and coo of AmericasMart Atlanta and its AMC Inc. parent entity. "He is a superb steward of our customers' business and of the resources we continue to invest in an industry of vital importance to our marketplace and the greater home furnishings community."
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