The Specialty Interiors business of Milliken & Company, a global innovation company with textile, specialty chemical and floor covering manufacturing expertise, has recently expanded its design and account management teams to include a new design consultant and account manager. The new additions are a result of the group’s continued growth.
Kim Grimsley comes to her new role in the design group with more than 25 years of experience in decorative textile fabric design, marketing and merchandising. Over her career she has served as a member of senior management teams for textile companies, such as Circa 1801, a division of Valdese Weavers, Tietex Interiors and Craftex Mills, where she was involved with product development, marketing, merchandising, customer relations and presentations. At Milliken Specialty Interiors, Grimsley will work on design and color development, product innovation/reinvention, strategic planning and enhancing the group’s design depth and portfolio. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in textiles from North Carolina State University.
Brock Henderson has recently joined the Specialty Interiors team to focus on account management in the residential market. Henderson comes to the group after more than three years in Milliken’s Floor Covering division, where he served as business controller, contributing to business strategy, managing the budgets for marketing and design efforts and overseeing the implementation of the Flooring Division business plans for two businesses. Prior to that, Henderson served as a credit analyst in the Performance Textiles Division for three years, where he worked to ensure profitability and the timely processing of customer orders. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in financial management from Clemson University.
“Milliken Specialty Interiors has continued to grow to keep up with the strong market demand for our innovative and high-performing products,” said Jennifer K. Harmon, VP of Milliken Specialty Interiors. “The addition of Kim and Brock will allow us to continue to stay on the front-edge of design and product development while offering superior customer service. We feel fortunate to add them to our team, and we know that our customers will value them as much as we already do.”