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Interface, Inc. Names Patrick C. Lynch Chief Financial Officer
ATLANTA, Georgia, July 26, 2001 -- Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFSIA) announced its appointment and promotion of Patrick C. Lynch to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective immediately.
Mr. Lynch joined Interface in 1996 and was promoted to Assistant Corporate Controller of the Company in 1998 and Assistant Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company in 2000. Before working at Interface, Mr. Lynch worked in public accounting at a multinational accounting firm. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from The Citadel and a Masters degree in business administration and a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University.
In commenting on the appointment, Daniel T. Hendrix, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: "I am very pleased by the promotion of Patrick Lynch to the position of CFO. He was selected from a group of strong candidates and brings valuable financial and public accounting experience to his new role. He has worked closely and well with me, and the other members of our senior management team, in his role as Corporate Controller, and I look forward to continuing to work with him as CFO."
The Company further indicated that it currently does not intend to appoint a Corporate Controller to replace Mr. Lynch.
Interface, Inc. is a recognized leader in the worldwide commercial interiors market, offering floorcoverings, fabrics, interior architectural products and specialty chemicals. The Company is the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet under the Interface, Heuga, Bentley and Prince Street brands, and through its Bentley Mills and Prince Street brands, enjoys a leading position in the high quality, designer-oriented segment of the broadloom carpet market. The Company provides specialized carpet replacement, installation, maintenance and reclamation services through its Re:Source Americas service network. The Company is a leading producer of interior fabrics and upholstery products, which it markets under the Guilford of Maine, Stevens Linen, Toltec, Intek, Chatham, Camborne and Glenside brands. The Company provides specialized fabrics services through its TekSolutions business. In addition, the Company produces raised/access flooring systems under the C-Tec, Intercell and Atlantic brands; produces adhesives and chemicals used in various rubber and plastic products; offers <>Intersept, a proprietary antimicrobial used in a variety of interior finishes; and sponsors the Envirosense Consortium in its mission to address workplace environmental issues.
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CONTACT:
Daniel T. Hendrix
President and Chief Executive Officer
Patrick C. Lynch
Chief Financial Officer
(770) 437-6800
Morgen-Walke Associates:
Gordon McCoun, Christine Mohrmann, Lauren Levine
Media contact: Shannon Stevens
(212) 850-5600