Michel Vermette, the former CEO of Armstrong Flooring Inc., has been named CEO and chief financial officer of America’s Floor Source, based in Columbus, Ohio.
Vermette has over 30 years of operational and financial leadership in the building products industry, most recently as CEO and board member of Armstrong Flooring. While there, he led the sale of the company’s assets to three international consortiums.
Before joining Armstrong Flooring, he led numerous business units as president and operated in different chief financial officer roles across the globe for Mohawk Industries.
The founder of America’s Floor Source, Jason Goldberg, will be chairman and chief operating officer and very active in its operations.
America’s Floor Source, founded in 2000, serves the homebuilder, residential, multifamily, wholesale and commercial markets with five locations in Ohio and four other combined locations in Indiana and Kentucky. The company has been growing through acquisitions, having recently acquired Reliant Flooring Solutions, The Flooring Gallery and JP Flooring.
An article in Floor Covering News said Vermette is “charged with leading organic growth across the company’s five channels … as well as through acquisitions and product augmentation.”
Paula Wolf is a freelance writer