Fishman Flooring Solutions, a distributor of flooring and flooring installation products, has named Chris Killar regional manager for the firm’s Carolinas region. In his new role, Killar will be responsible for managing Fishman’s business in North and South Carolina. The company’s North Carolina branches are located in Ashville, Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh. In South Carolina, the firm has branches in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Myrtle Beach.
“Our strategy is to position our future leaders to continue growing our business today, while at the same time, enabling them to develop the skills necessary to ensure our success tomorrow,” said Bob Wagner, Fishman president and CEO. “We’re very confident that Chris Killar and his peers in the firm have the skills necessary to delight our customers on a daily basis, while learning important lessons on the front lines that are necessary to qualify them for senior leadership positions in the company over the next five to 10 years.”
Killar, who has more than 17 years of experience in the residential and commercial flooring industry segments, as well as manufacturing, joined Fishman Flooring Solutions in November 2014 as a territory manager in the Carolinas. Previously, he was with the Shaw Industries Group.
Killar has attended both East Carolina University and Oswego State University. He and his wife, Celeste, have two children and reside in Waxhaw, North Carolina, where they enjoy outdoor activities, such as rock climbing, kayaking, camping and hiking.