SOMERSET, N.J.–Steve Roan has been named vice president of sales and marketing for Kas Rugs, reporting to Rao Yarlagadda. Roan succeeds Don Newton, who joined Orian last month.
“Roan will be responsible for our Kas network of sales agents and will take a leading role in developing new programs as Kas continues to increase its market share and brand awareness,” said Yarlagadda.
Roan has more than 20 years of experience in the rug and carpet business. He has held several executive posts, most recently as vice president of Karastan Rugs.
“I’m very excited to join the Kas team,” said Roan. “Kas for years has been known as a style and design leader in our industry, and the professionalism throughout the organization is well known. It is a terrific opportunity and I look forward to the future.”