Nishat Mills Taps Yerg for U.S. Business
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, October 29, 2007
Lahore, Pakistan —Nishat Mills Ltd. has recruited Ray Yerg as svp – home textile division, with responsibility for the development and growth of the Nishat Home Textiles business in the United States.
A 25-year veteran of the industry, Yerg was most recently svp of the bath division at WestPoint Home, a company he joined in 1982.
The Nishat Group is among the leading business conglomerates in Pakistan. The group operates in four core businesses: textiles, cement manufacturing, banking and power generation.
Nishat Mills Ltd., the flagship company of the group, is one of the largest vertical textile mills, with 27 manufacturing facilities spread over a 100-mile radius. The company produces yarns and fabrics as well as a full range of bedding, kitchen textiles, window treatments and related soft home décor. The home textile division recently shifted to a 75-acre campus in Lahore with state of the art equipment.
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