Shaw Living promotes Hegwood
April 29, 2011-- Home Textiles Today,
Dalton, Ga. - Shaw Living has promoted Valerie Hegwood to the newly created position of national furniture chain manager.
A Shaw Living rug specialist for Georgia and Tennessee since 2006, Hegwood has "extensive experience in rug sales," the company noted, as well as in commercial design development. She began her career at Shaw in 2003 as a territory manager in the Shaw Contract division in Atlanta.
Based in Ringgold, Ga., Hegwood is now responsible for developing rug programs for major furniture chains throughout the United States.
"Valerie's experience and background make her uniquely qualified for this new role," said Jim Curtin, vp of sales. "She will work with our current team of rug specialists to develop programs in their territories, building on existing relationships while developing new ones."