Solon, Ohio—Tarkett North America hired Rusty Joyce as commercial president and Paul Young as senior vice president, product, innovation and design for the commercial business.
“Rusty and Paul bring many years of industry experience to Tarkett that I’m confident will help us serve our customers with even greater speed, agility and innovation,” said Eric Daliere, president and CEO of Tarkett and Tarkett Sports in North America. “We’re truly fortunate to have them on the team.”
Joyce previously spent 11 years with Tarkett as senior vice president of sales. Before his recent return to Tarkett, he served Brintons as president of the Americas. In his new role, Joyce will have responsibility for sales, sales operations, business development, Diamond W distribution and commercial finance. In addition to his deep market knowledge and leadership skills, Joyce holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Bradley University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
“I’m thrilled to return to Tarkett and work with this talented group of professionals again,” Joyce said. “Tarkett has a long history of proven flooring solutions and a team that’s driven to take outstanding care of our customers. I’m excited to once again be part of leading Tarkett’s commercial business to even greater results.”
Young will have responsibility for product management, design, innovation and sustainability across the commercial business unit. Prior to joining Tarkett, Young spent 35 years with Shaw Commercial in progressive leadership roles, most recently as vice president, hospitality and multi-family. Young earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, textile design and art education from Miami University.
“It’s an honor to join the Tarkett commercial team and become part of the company’s great reputation in the industry,” Young said. “I look forward to building on the strong foundation that’s been established with Tarkett’s product design, innovation and sustainability. We’re never finished evolving in these areas, and I’m excited for what we’ll accomplish together in this next chapter for Tarkett.”