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John Turner, Sr. joins team Laticrete

John Turner, Sr.

Laticrete, a manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, announced on March 28 a partnership with John Turner, Sr., of JCT Consulting.

After a 38-year career with major national ceramic tile manufacturers, Turner will now work closely consulting with Laticrete International. Turner’s duties include representing Laticrete to prominent industry organizations such as the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) and the Tile Contractors Association of America (TCAA). Turner will also assist Laticrete with its ever-evolving Most Valued Partner program and will have considerable involvement with national account activities, industry events, and key client relationships.

“Laticrete is fortunate to be able to utilize John’s vast range of experiences in the ceramic tile industry,” said Ed Metcalf, Laticrete president, North America. “He’s an extremely knowledgeable resource for our people to work with as they continue to develop world class products for end users and well-integrated marketing programs for our distributor, design professional, and construction industry partners.”

“I’m thrilled to be involved with Laticrete,” stated Turner. “Its reputation as a leader in the industry and openness to new ways of doing things makes this assignment interesting and rewarding on many levels. I’m happy to be part of such a successful team.”

Turner brings with him a strong track record of success with Daltile, Interceramic and American Olean (Pomona Tile). In 2008 he received the Carl V. Cesary Memorial Award from the TCAA. He also is a Marine Corps veteran with two tours in Vietnam.