Valdese Weavers promotes three associates

ValdeseJanet Kuck
Valdese, N.C. – Decorative fabric and textiles house Valdese Weavers has promoted three of its associates to posts with increased responsibilities.

Janet Kuck, who has been with the company for the past 27 years, has been named senior vp of information systems. She is responsible for maintenance and improvement of all computer related information systems and technology, and leads a team of experts in hardware, software development and SAP knowledge.

Kuck began with the company in 1987 as controller before moving to the information systems department. In 2000, she was named vp of information systems.

Joel Crisp is now senior vp of global operations. He is responsible for the Valdese International Products brand where he oversees the Valdese Weavers sourced fabric stocking program for distribution to the company’s domestic and international customers. He also manages the logistics and development of products for customers who use cut-and-sew capabilities abroad.

ValdeseJoel Crisp

Katie Pritchard takes on the role of vp, controller, and is responsible for all of the accounting and financial operations at the company. Pritchard joined Valdese Weavers in 2011 as financial controller.

ValdeseKatie Pritchard
Company president and ceo Michael Shelton said: “Janet, Joel and Katie have shown great leadership in their work at Valdese Weavers. Their enthusiasm for the company and their ability to affect strategic decisions makes them role models for their colleagues.”

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