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Rug industry veteran takes helm at Feizy

Mike Riley appointed president

Mike RileyDallas – Feizy Rugs has a new president.

Mike Riley, whose career in floor coverings spans 33 years, is charged with promoting revenue, profitability and overall business health.

He will work closely with ceo John Feizy and company principals Cameron Feizy and Leah Feizy to develop strategies designed to capitalize on emerging opportunities.

“The past couple of years, we’ve steadily increased our investment in profit building programs, technology and thought leadership,” said Feizy. “As we continue to grow our profit centers and expand to new territories, we need to ensure support for these enterprises and more. The addition of Mike to our executive team will be a tremendous help to prepare us for the opportunities and challenges ahead.”

Riley was most recently with Oriental Weavers of America, where he climbed the ranks after joining in 1995 and was named president in 2003. Most recently, he served as ceo of OW’s hospitality division – a post he held for the past seven years.

Freizy, which next year will celebrate its 45th anniversary, also promoted Michael Ackelbein to evp.

Cecile CorralCecile Corral | Senior Product Editor, Home Textiles Today

Cecile B. Corral has been a product editor with Home Textiles Today since late 2000. She covers the area and accent rug, kitchen textiles, table linens, beach towels, decorative bath and decorative pillow categories, as well as some retail subjects.

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