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Mats Inc. Announces New Role on Executive Team

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STOUGHTON, MA -- Commercial flooring company Mats Inc. has announced an executive team member promotion.

Rich Ruhlin has been promoted to Chief Growth and Product Officer, reporting to CEO Barry Hume. He  has more than 25 years of sales, marketing and account management experience and has been with Mats Inc. since 2000, serving in various roles during that time, including New England Regional Sales Manager, Vice President of Healthcare Development, Senior Vice President of Sales and Chief Marketing Officer. 

In his new role as Chief Growth and Product Officer, Ruhlin will be responsible for developing and implementing key account growth strategies, collaborating with sales partners to enhance client relationships, serving as a cross-functional leader to strengthen manufacturing connections and leading the design and development of future product introductions.

“I am excited that Rich has agreed to take on this new challenge as Chief Growth and Product Officer at Mats Inc.,” said Barry Hume. “It’s a terrific win for both Rich and the company. This critical role plays to Rich’s greatest strengths and will capitalize on his decades of sales and marketing experience to further develop our key partner relationships, provide value-added product innovations and promote business growth.”

Founded in 1971, Mats Inc. is a privately held business headquartered in Massachusetts with additional distribution facilities in Georgia and Minnesota and sales offices throughout the United States. With award-winning product designs, deep stocking levels, and world-class service, Mats Inc. has delivered quality commercial matting and flooring solutions for more than 45 years.

For more information, visit www.matsinc.com.