Homemaker appoints Kelly to new post

Brockton, MA — Area and accent rug manufacturer and importer Homemaker Industries, based here, has appointed Michael Kelly to the newly created position of executive vp and coo.

Kelly holds the new position while maintaining his current duties as senior vp, manufacturing and business systems for bedding and window treatment manufacturer Arley Corp., where he has spent the past 11 years.

In his new Homemaker position, Kelly reports directly to Arthur Millman, president.

Kelly will continue to work from his New York City office at Arley Corp.

"It's exciting for me to be with Homemaker, and I expect we'll have an exciting 2002," Kelly told HTT. "I've laid out a list of many goals I plan to accomplish, plus I have a very strong staff helping me accomplish those goals. Braided rugs are making a comeback and we are getting placements with key accounts. Business is good."

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