Mike Rohnert


David Ford
Florim USA has tapped Mike Rohnert to lead as president and CEO. He replaces Mirco Migliari, who recently resigned from the company to pursue other opportunities. Rohnert has been Florim USA's vp of sales and marketing since 2004.

Imagine Tile has named Thomas W. Gunuskey vp of sales. In this newly created position, Gunuskey will be responsible for all aspects of product sales in both commercial and residential markets worldwide. He holds 20 years of experience in international sales and marketing management.

The Tile Contractors Association of America (TCAA) has elected Mike Maiuri president of the association's board of directors. Maiuri, who has been president of Shores Tile Co., in Roseville, Mich., since 1996, will be joined by president-elect Jerry Leva, E.G. Sacket Co., New York; treasurer John Trendell, Marble Restoration Inc., Ohio; and directors Jennifer Panning (Artisan Tile, Michigan) and Ron Schwartz (Selectile of California).

The Tile Council of North America (TCNA) has passed the president's gavel to Donald Olsen, president of Laufen/U.S. Ceramic Tile Co. He succeeds Svend Hovmand of Crossville. Olsen will helm the organization for the next two years with TCNA first vp Victor Almeida, Interceramic; second vp Matthew Kahny, Dal-Tile; and treasurer Richard Baiter, Quarry Tile Co. Hovmand will continue on the board and preside as chairman of the TCNA marketing committee.



Vitromex USA has brought David Ford onboard as South Central regional sales manager, covering Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas and Mississippi. Previously, Ford served as a representative for Emser Tile and Natural Stone.