SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has named Kevin Welch national sales manager, reporting to Rao Yarlagadda, president. Welch succeeds Steve Roan, who has left the company.
Welch was most recently in the same position at Rizzy Home. He has also held sales management positions at Karastan and Oriental Weavers.
“Kevin joins Kas as a long-time veteran of the rug industry,” said Yarlagadda. “His management and sales experience will help KAS develop the territories alongside our expansion into new product lines, licenses and web.”
“I have long admired both the Kas product line and the company as a whole. I am extremely excited to now be a part of the Kas team and to contribute to not only meeting, but exceeding our goals,” Welch added.