Whorton Joins Feizy as Regional Sales Manager

John Whorton has joined Feizy Rugs as regional sales manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico. Reporting to Dale Sweary, Feizy's vice president of sales, Whorton succeeds Bethanye Nicholson, who is taking a different position within the company.

A rug industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Whorton will be responsible for servicing the existing accounts within his territory as well as targeting new customers. He will complement Feizy's customer-centric focus, the company said. "John's passion for the rug business, his knowledge of the marketplace and his high energy are welcome assets to our organization," said Sweary. Whorton comes to Feizy from Shaw Living.

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