United Weavers of America named Industry Veteran Joe Barkley Vice President of Sales. Barkley has over 30 years in the decorative flooring industry. Earlier Barkley served in executive, sales and marketing assignments at such companies as Kaleen, Shaw, and Milliken. “Joe’s track record of success, leadership, along with his positive “can do attitude” make him an ideal fit to the United Weavers Leadership Team”, said Wasim Abu Hadba, President.
In his new position, Barkley will Lead, Manage, and Direct all Sales efforts for United Weavers of America including the direction and development of the Management and Sales Team, National Accounts, and E-commerce Sales. Mr. Barkley will be based out of United Weavers’ Dalton, GA facility and report directly to Wasim Abu Hadba, Presidnet
Industry veteran Chris Papa named Sales Manager of National Accounts.
A new position, Mr. Papa will head Sales for National Accounts, and will report directly to Joe Barkley. He will be based in Minneapolis.
Papa with over thirty-year experience in the Home Fashions industry, VP of Sales at Carpet Art Deco and prior to that he was the VP Sales at Mohawk Industries. He was an award winning and often recognized successful buyer at Bed, Bath, and Beyond, Target, and JC Penney.
United Weavers of America products can be seen at the upcoming New York Home Fashion Market March 18th to 21st, 2019 in their Showroom 1611 at 230 5th Ave, New York City.