Saddle Brook, N.J. — Nourison has appointed Steven Brandon to the position of managing director of the company’s hospitality division. He will be based out of Nourison’s office and distribution center in Calhoun, Ga., and report to Jonny Peykar, vice president of hospitality.
Brandon served as an operations and business development consultant with Nourison for the past year. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing and developing business for Nourison’s fast growing hospitality division that includes premium quality carpets in hundreds of stock designs ready for immediate delivery or detailed customization using state-of-the-art Axminister looms and signature techniques. The division’s clients include hotels, resorts, banquet halls, country clubs and corporations, as well as top designers and architects.
“Steve brings a lot of experience and expertise with him and we are excited to see what we can accomplish together going forward,” Peykar said. “Nourison has committed a lot of resources in developing this category of our business in the past few years and Steve will be instrumental in guiding this expansion.”
Brandon is an industry veteran of the patterned carpet industry. Most recently, he managed a joint cooperation between Thailand Carpet Manufacturing PCL and Clayton Miller Hospitality Carpets. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Tai Ping Carpets Americas. Brandon began his career in broadloom with Mohasco Corp., which later became USAxminster.
“I have never seen a company more prepared to become a major player in the hospitality carpet segment,” Brandon said. “They have all the components in place and are great innovators in design, product development and manufacturing. During my time here as a consultant I have gotten to know everyone in the hospitality division and I am delighted to be part of such a talented team.”