Robert K. Ddamulira, who previously served as technical director of W.F. Taylor Co., Inc., has been named vice president of research and development, the first to hold this position at the company. A twenty-year veteran in the adhesive manufacturing industry, Ddamulira joined W.F. Taylor Co. in 1996 as senior research chemist.
Gerflor, a global manufacturer of multipurpose resilient sports flooring, has hired Steve Naum as specification representative for NC and SC to directly support Southern Flooring. Naum brings more than 15 years experience as a sales rep in the flooring industry.
Jeff Weaver will serve as Gerflor’s new territory manager for DE, MD, VA and Washington D.C. area. He has more than 20 years experience in the commercial furnishings industry and most recently served as regional vice president for the commercial carpet manufacturer Tandus.
Martin Howard, vice president of David Allen Company in Raleigh, N.C., has been appointed to the board of directors of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the largest tile contractors association in the world. As a highly regarded expert and consultant in the technical aspects of tile and stone, he also serves on the NTCA Technical Committee. Howard presently oversees the Tile and Estimating Divisions at David Allen Company. He has more than 27 years of experience in the construction industry, ranging from construction loan administration to general contracting, and 18 years in David Allen Company management.