Industry Veteran Jim Curtin Joins Surya as VP Sales

Calhoun, Ga.-based Surya has appointed Jim Curtin as VP/Sales & National Accounts. Curtin will oversee the development and growth of the company’s national accounts strategy across its multiple product lines (which now includes lighting and accessories) as well as lead the expansion of Surya’s sales initiatives within the floor covering segment.

For the past 22 years, Curtin has worked for Shaw Industries in a variety of sales management roles within the floor covering, furniture, rug specialty, and buying group channels. He most recently held the position of VP/Sales for the Shaw Living division.

“We pledge each and every day to serve our customers at the highest level,” says Satya Tiwari, President of Surya. “Bringing Jim onboard further strengthens this commitment while also positioning us to establish a strong foothold with flooring retailers. His impressive track record combined with a wealth of knowledge and longstanding tenure in the floor covering industry will be instrumental in our strategic growth moving forward. We are very excited to have a professional of Jim’s caliber join our team.”

Curtin will be based out of Surya’s offices in Calhoun and report to Satya Tiwari.

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