SPARTANBURG, South Carolina — Milliken has named Jennifer K. Harmon as its new Vice President of the specialty interiors business, which is part of the company’s Performance & Protective Textiles Division.
Harmon, who was previously vice president of design and interim vice president of sales at True Textiles, Inc., will be responsible for leading Milliken’s growth in the market of specialty interiors textiles which includes both the commercial and residential market.
With more than 25 years of leadership experience in the textile industry, she brings a combination of business management and textile design and development skills to the business. At True Textiles, she was instrumental in developing innovative platforms for product offerings to better reach the target audience to grow sales. Prior to True Textiles, she worked for a variety of market leaders, including Tietex International, Victor Studio and Chatham.
Harmon earned an MBA from Montreat College and a BS in Textile Technology with a Design Concentration from North Carolina State University.
“Our advances in the interiors textiles market and the increasing demand from our customers led us to look for an addition to our team who would fit in with our ethos of innovation and exceptional service,” says Jeff Price, President of Milliken’s Performance & Protective Textiles Division.
Milliken Specialty Interiors, a business in the Performance & Protective Textiles division develops designs and manufactures fabrics for home and office furniture, vertical panels, privacy curtains, window treatments, theatrical curtains and top-of-bed applications for commercial, residential and hospitality markets.