Kaleen Names Brigham New Director Of Marketing

Kaleen Rugs, manufacturer of high-quality rugs and broadloom has named Brian Brigham Director of Marketing and Public Relations reporting to Monty Rathi; Kaleen’s Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Brigham brings 16 years of leadership experience in the creative project management, advertising, marketing and public relations fields to his new role at Kaleen. Mr. Brigham will be responsible for directing and managing all of Kaleen’s marketing and public relations efforts in both the trade and consumer markets. Mr. Brigham began his career with the Gannett News Corporation, working for such flagship newspapers as Florida Today. Brian was quickly recognized for his marketing, sales and design abilities and was awarded a position with the Gannett Retail Advertising Group located in Chicago Illinois. There Mr. Brigham was focused on creating new revenue streams, specifically the Franchise Xpress program which provided full-service creative for national franchise-based businesses in Gannet markets. In early 2005, Mr. Brigham started his venture into the furniture industry as the Art Director for DECOLAV Incorporated – a manufacturer of high-end bathroom furniture and fixtures. He eventually was promoted into the position of Director of Marketing and Public Relations where he is best known for his efforts to launch the hospitality side of the business. Mr. Brigham’s more recent roles have been Director of Marketing & Public Relations for Twin-Star Home, located in Delray Beach, FL and Vice President of Marketing for The Allen Group out of Quanzhou, China. In these roles Mr. Brigham led all creative, public relations and strategic marketing efforts pertaining to hard surfaced furniture, electronics, heaters and home decor. “I’m very excited to be back in the home décor industry, I feel like this industry home for me.” Said Mr. Brigham when asked about what attracted him to his new position. “I am looking forward to pairing my interior design skills, creative strategy development and consumer marketing tactics with Kaleen’s beautiful high-quality craftsmanship. I only want to work with companies that make high-quality products that I can stand behind 100% – after learning about Kaleen, I am proud to say they are one of those companies and to call them my new family.” When asked about what made Mr. Brigham the right choice for the position, Monty Rathi, the Chief Operations Officer for Kaleen Rugs had this to say “I truly believe that Brian’s design background and tremendous amount of marketing experience will bring a fresh new approach to Kaleen’s presence in the marketplace. Brian has only been with us for about a month now and already has immersed himself into such projects as the redesign of our Las Vegas Showroom and the October launch of Hilary,...

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