Indian company imports ABC Carpet exec as ceo

New York — Indian area rug manufacturer and exporter Obeetee Inc. last week appointed Bill Ward as its new ceo.

Ward formerly worked as vp of upscale home furnishings retailer ABC Carpet & Home.

In his new stint, which he started this past Monday, Ward will report to the company's board of directors.

Obeetee, which is based in the city of Mirzapur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, also has offices in New York. Since the 1930s, Obeetee has owned and operated an India rug manufacturing facility in Mirzapur and has exported rugs to the United States.

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