INTERFACE ANNOUNCES GLOBAL APPOINTMENTS FOR CHIEF SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER, CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
Atlanta, April 18, 2016 –Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: TILE) today announced that Nigel Stansfield has been appointed Chief Supply Chain Officer, while Chad Scales has been appointed Chief Innovation Officer.
Stansfield will provide global functional leadership to all aspects of Interface’s supply chain, from raw material purchasing to customer delivery. In addition, he will oversee capital investments globally and drive Interface’s Mission Zero® brand promise within its factories and with the company’s suppliers. Stansfield is based in Interface’s UK offices.
Scales will have overall responsibility for the company’s innovation strategy and platforms globally. In addition, he will identify and drive new sources of revenue and profit from current, new or expanded markets or new/enhanced products.
About Chad Scales
Chad has more than 20 years of experience in the development, management and marketing of consumer packaged goods, as well as in the creation and innovation of major consumer brands. He has won a number of industry product, marketing and packaging awards. He joins Interface from FOCUS Brands, Inc., where he has served as Senior Vice Present and General Manager for the Consumer Packaged Goods division since 2012. Prior to joining FOCUS Brands, Chad was Global Vice President of Marketing and Innovation for The Coca-Cola Company. His experience also includes a number of leadership positions at Unilever, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising and General Mills.
Chad received his MBA from Michigan State University and a B.S. in Finance from Miami University in Ohio. He is based at Interface’s global headquarters in Atlanta.
About Nigel Stansfield
With over 30 years’ experience, Nigel has held a variety of leadership roles at Interface in manufacturing and most recently has had global responsibility for developing and implementing Interface’s strategies in innovation, sustainability, product and design. His extensive technological background and expertise have been critical in mapping the path to Mission Zero, the company’s goal to eliminate its negative environmental footprint by 2020. Under Nigel’s leadership, Interface has developed an inclusive business model (see www.net-works.com) that tackles the problem of marine waste and simultaneously enables broader sourcing of recycled nylon, while also bringing some of the poorest people in the world into the company’s global supply chain.
About Interface, Inc.
Interface, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet, which it markets under the Interface® and FLOR® brands. The Company is committed to the goal of sustainability and doing business in ways that minimize the impact on the environment while enhancing shareholder value.
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