OW Hospitality appoints Young to head global sales
Retail Editor 5 -- Home Textiles Today, April 2, 2012
London - OW Hospitality, the hospitality carpeting arm of the Oriental Weavers Group, has named Jonathan Young its director of global sales, tasked with leading sales worldwide as part of the company's expansion strategy.
Young's career experience in the hospitality sector dates back more than 30 years. Most recently, he served as the ceo of Brintons US Axminster Inc. Earlier, he held various key positions for several major carpet companies, such as Milliken in both the USA and international markets.
In his new post, Young will be based in the company's U.S. office in Dalton, Ga.
"As Oriental Weavers Group has committed major resources to the growth in this sector of their business, it was evident that we needed an industry leader to provide complimentary strategic vision and leadership for the company's efforts" said Michael Riley, ceo and managing director of OW Hospitality. "Jonathan Young was the first candidate that even came to mind and we are very lucky that he shared the vision of the opportunity for OWH in the hospitality business and knows how to build a first rate sales team."
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