Millennium Weavers Promotes Thompson and Goforth

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DALTON, Ga.--Millennium Weavers has promoted two members of its management team: Mike Thompson, who has been named area rug division - vice president, and Gary Goforth, who is now vice president of international sales.

"Mike and Gary are vital to our management team and our global efforts," said Jeff Knott, CEO, Millennium Weavers. "We will continue to build our company with only the best industry talent. Mike and Gary's contributions and successful outcomes to Millennium Weavers in 2011 are worthy of their promotions and one more step in us becoming world-class in all aspects."

Thompson joined Millennium Weavers in June 2011 as USA director of the domestic area rug business. He previously had a long career in senior sales management with Shaw Industries, as well as owned and managed a retail specialty rug business in Chattanooga, Tenn. Goforth, who joined the company as international director, Latin America, Caribbean and Canada, has more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience within the carpet industry.

Millennium Weavers will show at the upcoming Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 12-15, in the LR Resources showroom, 4-F-3, where it will debut seven collections.

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