In the News – Matt Kahny Named President of Dal-Tile
Dallas, TX, February 19, 2020-Dal-Tile Corporation is pleased to announce that Matt Kahny has been appointed president of the company.
Kahny comes into his new role with years of experience in a variety of leadership positions within both Dal-Tile and Mohawk’s U.S. hard surfaces business. Kahny brings a deep understanding of all facets of the organization, including sales, marketing, product development and operations.
Kahny began his career with American Olean in 1983. In the years that followed, he gained experience in operations, sales and marketing. After Dal-Tile acquired American Olean in 1996, Kahny was eventually promoted to senior vice president of marketing and product development for all Dal-Tile brands. In 2006, he added national sales to his responsibilities as executive vice president.
After much success growing sales at Dal-Tile, Kahny was appointed president of Mohawk’s U.S. hard surfaces organization. In this role, he significantly improved the business in every area, expanding the customer base, improving the product offering and successfully integrating the Pergo acquisition into Mohawk in 2013.
In 2016, Kahny returned to Dal-Tile to develop and grow key areas of the business, including countertops, home centers and independent distribution.
John (JT) Turner was president of Dal-Tile from January 2012 to April 2019, when stepped down to take a CEO position with GMS, a distributor of interior building products. He had worked for Dal-Tile since 1990. In the interim, Chris Wellborn served as president of Dal-Tile. Wellborn is COO of Mohawk and a Mohawk board member.
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