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ROYCE EPSTEIN JOINS MOHAWK GROUP AS DIRECTOR OF DESIGN SEGMENT

CALHOUN, Ga., May 20, 2015— Mohawk Group announced today that Royce Epstein will join the company as the new director of Design Segment. With the appointment of Epstein in this key design role, Mohawk Group solidifies its commitment to product, trend and segment research in the design community. As the commercial division of Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, Mohawk Group offers a broad portfolio of flooring solutions for the design community – including carpet tile, broadloom, woven, LVT, rubber, sheet and hardwood. Epstein will provide design and market segment intellect, working alongside Mohawk Group’s existing design team on every product category to create design-driven flooring solutions that work together seamlessly.

Epstein’s extensive professional career includes more than 20 years in interior design, most recently, playing a key role at the Suzanne Tick Studio, responsible for Teknion Textiles fabric design development and marketing. Epstein’s knowledge of contract interior products and materials is comprehensive, bringing an informed approached to collaboration.

“Royce excels at conveying a compelling design vision to the market, and she has consistently demonstrated connectivity with customers and design leaders,” said Jackie Dettmar, vice president of commercial product development and design. “In her new role at Mohawk, she will be instrumental in funneling design needs and emerging trends back to our product management team, helping us provide cutting-edge design to our customers and giving us a competitive edge with the A&D community.”

Based in Mohawk Group’s New York City showroom, Epstein will engage with sales teams across the country and will have responsibility for creating an enhanced customer experience in the Mohawk Group showrooms located in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Dallas.

“Over the past few years, I’ve watched Mohawk Group evolve into a design leader in the A&D space,” said Epstein. “I’m incredibly excited to join this talented team of industry professionals and contribute to its ongoing success.”

About Mohawk Group

Mohawk Group, the world’s leading producer and distributor of quality commercial flooring, delivers industry-leading style, cutting-edge innovation, unmatched service and superior sustainability. As the commercial division of Mohawk Industries, Mohawk Group has a heritage of craftsmanship that spans more than 130 years. The company’s enduring family of brands—Mohawk, Karastan, and Durkan—are widely regarded as the most trusted names in the commercial flooring business. Together, these brands function beautifully, delivering the perfect flooring solution for all markets and price points. Rounding out its esteemed product offering, the Mohawk Group also offers a full spectrum of hard surface flooring products and installation accessories that exceed the most rigorous performance standards. For additional information about its proven design solutions, and to learn more about what is next from Mohawk, visit www.mohawkgroup.com or call (800) 554-6637.