• Cecile Corral

Orian Rugs hires two new vps of sales for Southeast, Midwest regions

Anderson, S.C. - Orian Rugs is ramping up is top sales staff with the addition of two new vps of sales to head the company's Southeast and Midwest markets.

Paul Crump has been named vp of sales for the Southeast region, and Mike Donovan joins Orian as the vp of sales for the Midwest region.

Paul brings more than 13 years of sales experience in the floor covering industry. At Orian, he will focus on establishing Orian's account base in the Southeast along with growing existing business in the region.

"Paul has an in depth understanding of our industry, a broad base of customer relationships, and a long history of sales success," said Brandon Culpepper, vp of sales. "He serves his customers with skill and integrity, and Orian is excited that he is a part of our team."

Donovan has more than seven years of experience in the area rugs business, "and has been successful at building relationships with some of the world's largest corporations as well as with smaller regional retailers," the company said. In his new post, he will be responsible for establishing new accounts and growing existing business throughout the Midwest region.

"Mike's experience compliments our approach to build relationships that meet and exceed the regional retailer's diverse needs with customized solutions," Culpepper said. "His leadership is invaluable as we continue our growth into new markets."

Cecile CorralCecile Corral | Senior Product Editor, Home & Textiles Today

Cecile B. Corral has been a product editor with Home Textiles Today since late 2000. She covers the area and accent rug, kitchen textiles, table linens, beach towels, decorative bath and decorative pillow categories, as well as some retail subjects.

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