Nourison Appoints Appelt Southeast Sales Manager
Nourison is pleased to announce the appointment of David John Appelt to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the Southeast territory, covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas. Nourison is a member company of the ORIA.
Mr. Appelt will be responsible for managing and developing business within this vital region and supervising a team of in-house Account Executives throughout the Southeast territories. He will promote Nourison’s extensive rug line that includes over 60 active collections, as well as Nourison’s substantial broadloom and runner lines, which include thousands of SKU’s of unique, coordinated patterns with custom capabilities. He will also handle the newer, but growing Nourtex brand, which includes more moderately priced decorative broadloom and runners, as well as the Mina Victory line of decorative accessories.
Mr. Appelt is well-respected industry veteran, with over 30 years of flooring experience in sales and sales management. Previously, he enjoyed a long and successful career at Shaw Industries, where he held various sales and executive positions, most recently as Regional Sales Manager for the Shaw Living/Shaw Rugs division.
“We are thrilled to acquire a proven professional of David’s caliber to join our team. He is knowledgeable, energetic, and highly respected throughout our industry,” said Gerard O’Keefe, Nourison’s Vice President of Sales. “We are confident his addition will have a strong, positive impact, not only on his assigned region, but on our company as a whole.”