Profiles & People

Galloway Named Robert Allen Contract VP


New York, NY--Kerry Galloway has been named vice president, contract sales of The Robert Allen Design Group. He succeeds Robert Duban who left for a similar post at Covington Fabrics & Design LLC.

Designtex President Tom Hamilton Retires


New York, NY-- Thomas Hamilton has retired as CEO and president of Designtex, a division of Steelcase Inc. after 28 years with this fabric jobber, 18 years as president.

Steelcase brands include Steelcase, Coalesse, Designtex, Details, Nurture, PolyVision, and Turnstone. It is a global publicly traded company with fiscal 2011 revenue of approximately $2.4 billion.

Pair Form Senzza with Chinese Owners

ALICANTE, Spain--Senzza Creations is a new agency and consultancy founded by Juan Gisbert Senzza  a

Dave Hoyland Leaves Dolan

KELHEIM, Germany--Dave Hoyland has left the Dolan business of the Lenzing Filaments Business Unit at the end of 2011 where he was the managing director for the last four years.

Covington Names Duban EVP Sales; Bruno, Reig-Plaza Add Export Duties

NEW YORK -- Robert M. Duban has joined Covington Fabrics & Design as executive vice president of sales for Covington, effective January 1 and reports to Greg Tarver, president & CEO of Covington.

Schumacher Elevates Coleman to Sales SVP

NEW YORK -- F. Schumacher & Co., the fabric wholesaler, has named Robert Coleman to the position of senior vice president of sales, reporting to Terri Eagle, president & CEO based in New York City.

C.P. Davis Leaves Shuford Mills

HIGH POINT, NC—C.P. Davis has resigned his post as president of Shuford Mills, Inc. in Hudson, N.C. in order to pursue other interests. Shuford is the manufacturer of Outdura® fabrics, outdoor fabrics made of solution dyed acrylic fiber.

Johnston Textiles Names Morelli CEO

Phenix City, AL -- Jim Morelli has been named President & CEO of Johnston Textiles, Inc. by Lee Hansen, chairman.

Strydom Opens Intertex; Romo Leaves Fabric Library


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