CALHOUN, Ga.—Surya has named Jim Curtin vice president of sales, national accounts, where he will oversee the development and growth of the company’s national accounts strategy across its product categories, as well as lead the expansion of Surya’s sales initiatives within the floor covering segment. Based out of Surya’s offices here, Curtin will report to Satya Tiwari, president.
Curtin previously worked for Shaw Industries for more than 22 years, most recently as vice president of sales for the Shaw Living division. He held a variety of sales management roles within the floor covering, furniture, rug specialty and buying group channels.
“We pledge each and every day to serve our customers at the highest level,” said Tiwari. “Bringing Jim onboard further strengthens this commitment while also positioning us to establish a strong foothold with flooring retailers. His impressive track record combined with a wealth of knowledge and longstanding tenure in the floor covering industry will be instrumental in our strategic growth moving forward. We are very excited to have a professional of Jim’s caliber join our team.”