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Capel Rugs taps Olsen as manager of sales in Iowa and Nebraska

Retail Editor 2 -- Home Textiles Today, March 5, 2014

Troy, N.C. - Capel Rugs has appointed industry veteran Steve Olsen to the post of manage of sales in Iowa and Nebraska.

Described by Capel as "a sales representative known for his strong working relationships with small- to large-sized retailers," Olsen began his career with Keller Furniture, where he was credited with selling more than 80 retail brands and was an eight-time top producer with nearly $2 million in annual sales. During his time with Keller, from 1990-1999, Olsen was named the company's "Salesman of the Decade."

More recently, Olsen has worked with Palliser/EQ3, Montage Furniture Services, Philip Reinisch Co. and Marshfield Upholstery.

"Steve's ability to develop and foster relationships that span 30 years serves as a testament to his steadfast commitment to our industry," said Allen Robertson, vice president of sales. "Steve will expand our reach and enhance our customer service efforts in both Iowa and Nebraska."

Olsen is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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