Nourison Hospitality Appoints Hospitality Sales Manager / Southwest

SADDLE BROOK, NJ — April 10, 2019 – Nourison is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Hepler as Hospitality Sales Manager / Southwest for its hospitality business segment. Based in Dallas, Texas, Hepler’s responsibilities will include business development with A&D firms, hotel owning groups and end-users along with a focus on hospitality procurement firms. She will collaborate with the company’s design, marketing, sales management and product development teams to help further market penetration in the Southwest region for Nourison’s hospitality business offering Axminster broadloom & tiles, hand tufted rugs, and tufted solution dyed nylon products.

Hepler comes to Nourison with extensive hospitality flooring industry experience. She was the Southwest Sales Manager, Hospitality, for competitor Desso/Tarkett for the past 5 years. Prior to that Hepler was President of her own independent rep agency which she successfully managed for 18 years and was with Remington Hotel Corporation for 13 years.  Hepler’s responsibilities for Remington included the position of Vice President of Design & Purchasing.     

“We are very pleased that Sue has joined Nourison,” said Peter Lipkin, VP of Hospitality Sales. “Sue and I had been colleagues for 13 years in our previous company and she has always been an outstanding sales achiever and leader. Sue’s dedication to managing her client’s needs has enabled her to maintain their respect and trust and we look forward to her bringing her professionalism and work ethic to Nourison”.

“I am truly excited to join the team at Nourison and to contribute to their growing hospitality business,” said Sue Hepler. “The company manages its own mills and produces premium-quality products that are well positioned toward meeting the needs of hospitality clients.  I have also worked previously with Peter Lipkin, Vice President of Hospitality Sales, and the leadership team he is assembling for Nourison is outstanding and a great fit for me.”

About Nourison 

Nourison is a leading global floor covering company that produces extensive collections of area rugs, broadloom carpet, and home accessories at multiple price points from low to mid-market to luxury. Nourison is one of the few fully vertically integrated companies in its segment, overseeing almost every aspect of the manufacturing process. As a result, the company boasts exceptional speed-to-market, shipping more than 95 percent of its product orders within 48 hours. The focus on customer service has helped Nourison become a valued partner within the home furnishings and hospitality industries to both retailers and interior designers. Nourison Hospitality offers high-quality textile floorcovering products in support of a wide-range of hospitality and commercial projects including world-class hotels and resorts, casinos, multi-family residences and country clubs.

Nourison was founded in New York by brothers Alex, Steven, and Paul Peykar in 1980, and remains a family-owned company. Its product assortment includes licensed collections from well-known brands such as Calvin Klein, Kathy Ireland, Nicole Curtis, Waverly, Christopher Guy, and more.

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