Inzide congratulates Laurel Hurd, the Global Consumer Brands Veteran selected to lead Interface into its next phase of growth as CEO.
Previous CEO, Daniel T. Hendrix will continue as Chairman of the Board for Interface.
ATLANTA – March 7, 2022 – Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: TILE), a worldwide commercial flooring company and global leader in sustainability, today announced it has appointed Laurel M. Hurd as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 18, 2022. She will lead Interface on its next phase of growth, while also delivering on its mission to become a carbon negative enterprise by 2040. Hurd will succeed Daniel T. Hendrix, who has served a second stint in the CEO role since January 2020. Hendrix will continue his 39-year tenure with the company remaining as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Hurd is a results-driven leader who brings to Interface 30 years of sales management, product development, and brand stewardship experience in both the consumer-packaged goods and the consumer durables sectors. As Segment President of Learning and Development at Newell Brands, Hurd oversaw the company’s largest segment representing more than $3 billion in revenue in 2021, or more than a quarter of Newell’s overall revenue, and approximately $600 million of operating profit. She has a proven track record of driving profitable growth through innovation and global expansion and has been lauded by her teams and colleagues as a passionate and inspirational leader.
“Laurel has had great success building new market and growth opportunities for some of Newell’s most well-known brands. We’re excited to have her strategic mindset and her passion for design and sustainability coming to Interface to accelerate our growth,” said Hendrix…. Read more HERE