Stewart Martin, former Axminster Carpets group sales manager has joined the buying group.
Martin, who retired in the summer, will work for Flooring One in an advisory role.
'We are thrilled that Stewart has agreed to join us,' says Glenn Harding, Flooring One controller. 'Stewart has not only an immense depth of experience; he is highly regarded and respected throughout the industry. We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial and exciting working relationship.'
Meanwhile Interiors Monthly understands that the Metro flooring buying group is close to publically naming an operations manager, with an announcement on the new role expected once legal paperwork is completed.