Braided rug house ITM taps Martins for vp or operations post

Retail Editor 2, January 7, 2011

Cumberland, RI - Braided rug and door mat company International Textile Manufacturing has named Manny Martins to the newly created position of vp of operations

He will report to Ed Pires coo.

ITM created the new post for Martins to support its continued growth in the braided rug and door mat categories. Martins will be responsible for all of the company's manufacturing and distribution functions.

"We are thrilled that Manny has joined our firm," Pires said. "Manny has braided rugs in his DNA. He will contribute in both quality control and product development areas in addition to his manufacturing and distribution responsibilities."

Martins was previously vp of operations at cmi (Colonial Mills Inc.), where he was employed for 30 years. Martins will serve on the board of directors and is an equity partner in ITM.

"There is a lot of excitement at ITM and I am looking forward to helping to build the firm into an even stronger supplier to our retail partners," said Martins.

 

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