LANCASTER, Pa., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has named Chan W. Galbato to the position of president and chief executive officer, Armstrong Floor Products, effective June 25. Galbato, 38, was president and CEO of ChoiceParts LLC, and earlier held leadership roles at several divisions of General Electric. He replaces Marc Olivie, who resigned from the company in April.

``Chan is a unique individual with great vision and energy,'' said Armstrong Chairman and CEO Michael D. Lockhart. ``A talented and accomplished leader, he has an impressive track record of innovation and team-building across a broad range of business disciplines, including operations, finance, and customer service. I know Chan will lead Armstrong's Floor Products with passion and enthusiasm.''

Galbato joins Armstrong from his post as president and CEO of ChoiceParts LLC, a provider of integrated virtual exchange services for the auto parts industry. His prior career includes senior management positions at various divisions of General Electric, most recently President and CEO of Coregis, a G.E. Capital insurance company.