Executive succession at Mohawk

Mohawk Industries has announced the appointment of Brian Carson as president of Mohawk’s flooring business unit and John "J.T." Turner Jr. as president of the Dal-Tile business unit. Both appointments are effective Jan. 2, 2012.

Carson and Turner will succeed Frank Peters, current president of the Mohawk flooring business unit, and Harold Turk, current president of Dal-Tile. Both Peters and Turk will continue with the company by leading strategic development activities in their respective segments, according to the announcement.

Carson joined Mohawk in 2006, after 16 years with Armstrong World Industries, where he held a number of senior leadership roles. He started with Mohawk as president of hard surfaces in the Mohawk flooring business unit and was later promoted to VP operations division. In early 2011, Carson was promoted to his current role as chief operating officer of the Mohawk flooring business unit.

Turner began his career with Dal-Tile in 1990, progressing through a series of leadership roles in sales, operations and general management throughout the business. In 2005, Turner was promoted to senior VP sales and in 2008 was appointed senior VP operations. He assumed his current responsibilities as chief operating officer of Dal-Tile in early 2011.