Knoll CEO Andrew Cogan Elected To Interface Board Of Directors
Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA), the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet, announced the election of Andrew Cogan to its board of directors. This addition brings the total members of the Company's board of directors to 10, of which 9 are independent directors. Mr. Cogan, age 50, is chief executive officer of Knoll, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of branded office furniture products and textiles recognized for innovation and modern design. He assumed the role of CEO at Knoll in April 2001, after serving in several leadership positions in the company, including chief operating officer and executive vice president for marketing and product development. Mr. Cogan is president of the board of directors for the Chinati Foundation, a renowned contemporary art museum in Marfa, Texas, and has been a Director of American Woodmark Corp. since March 3, 2009. Mr. Cogan holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College.
Daniel T. Hendrix, chairman and CEO of Interface, commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to Interface's board of directors. Knoll and Interface share a commitment to sustainably designed products with a modern aesthetic. Andrew's knowledge of Knoll's design heritage, combined with his leadership in marketing and product development, will be beneficial to Interface. We look forward to his contributions."
Interface, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet, which it markets under the Interface, FLOR, and Heuga 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.