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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. Continue reading John Turner, Sr. joins team Laticrete

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Mohawk Flooring, Dal-Tile appoint new presidents

by Steven Feldman

When 2011 gives way to 2012, Mohawk Industries will have two new leaders in place. Brian Carson becomes president of the Mohawk Flooring Business Unit, while John Turner Jr. will carry out the same role for the Dal-Tile Business Unit. Both were promoted to COO of their respective divisions in early 2011.

Carson, who joined Mohawk in 2006 as president of Hard Surfaces after a 16-year career at Armstrong, succeeds Frank Peters, who has held the title of Mohawk Flooring president since 2008. Turner, meanwhile, takes over for Harold Turk, who has been with Dal-Tile since 1976, serving as its president for the past five years. Both Peters and Turk will continue with Mohawk by leading strategic development activities in their respective segments. Continue reading Mohawk Flooring, Dal-Tile appoint new presidents

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Carson named president of Mohawk Flooring; Turner to lead Dal-Tile

Calhoun, Ga. — Mohawk Industries announced today that effective January 2, 2012, Brian Carson will be appointed president of the Mohawk Flooring Business Unit and John “J.T.” Turner Jr. will be named president of the Dal-Tile Business Unit.

Carson joined Mohawk in 2006 after a 16-year career at Armstrong World Industries, where he held a number of senior leadership roles. Carson joined the Mohawk Flooring Business Unit as president of Hard Surfaces and was later promoted to vice president of operations for the division. In early 2011 he assumed his current role as the business unit’s COO.

Turner began his career with Dal-Tile in 1990, progressing through a series of leadership roles in sales, operations and general management throughout the business. In 2005, Turner was promoted to senior vice president of sales and served in that role until being appointed senior vice president of operations in 2008. Continue reading Carson named president of Mohawk Flooring; Turner to lead Dal-Tile