Murray Engle promoted at The Mitchell Group
June 10, 2011-- Home Textiles Today,
Chicago - Textiles veteran Murray Engle has been named to the newly created position of residential sales manager for The Mitchell Group.
Engle previously handled major accounts for the coated fabrics company. He will be responsible for Mitchell's China-to-China sales and reports to John Kessler, national sales manager.
Engle began his career in Dalton, Ga., working at his family's textiles factory. He joined Ametex Fabrics and held several posts over 15 years. He moved to Cone Mills as president of the company's home furnishing division and later went to work for furniture manufacturing company.
"With our China business increasing by leaps and bounds and our overall business growing, the timing was perfect for Murph to take on new responsibilities and challenges," said Bill Fisch, president. "He is an industry legend, and we're thrilled to have him."
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