Kaleen Parties In Atlanta; Ups Christie To Regional VP
| Visitors to the Atlanta International Area Rug Market
featuring the National Oriental Rug Show at AmericasMart are
invited to stop by the Kaleen showroom at 3-C9 for food, beer,
wine and entertainment from a Mariachi band on Thursday, Jan. 12
and Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Other news from Kaleen includes the appointment in November
2011 of Grey Christie to regional vice-president for the North
Region. Christie is responsible for managing the company's sales
team in the North Region and report to Joe Barkley, executive
vice-president of Kaleen. Christie will be based out of Kaleen's
new facility in Dalton, GA.
Christie was most recently national accounts manager at
Kaleen, a post he had held since 2009. Prior to that he was the
territory manager in the Mid-South territory for Kaleen. Christie
is an industry veteran, with nearly 20 years experience in the
rug industry, having held prior sales positions on the West Coast
and New England.
"Grey's attitude and work ethic are contagious," says
Barkley. "He has gained respect in the industry for being
extremely knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of sales.
This experience will provide great opportunities for Kaleen to
continue the positive growth experienced over the past decade."