Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Director
ATLANTA, August 31, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: FND) today announced that Dwight James, Senior Vice President – Customer Engagement and Loyalty for Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), and CEO of Delta Vacations, has was appointed to Floor Board of Directors of & Decor, effective September 30, 2021.
Floor & Decor also announced that David Kaplan, co-founder of Ares Management Corporation, has resigned from its board of directors effective September 30, 2021. David said: “I am proud to have been a part of the remarkable growth of Floor & Decor over the past decade and grateful for the partnership I have enjoyed with the entire management team. I believe the future is very bright for Floor & Decor and that the board has a very talented group of directors who support the company’s mission of continuous value creation. “
Tom Taylor, CEO of Floor & Decor, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dwight to our Board of Directors. further strengthen the execution of our long-term strategic growth plan. We also thank David for his many valuable contributions to Floor & Decor over the past 11 years. “
About Dwight James
Mr. James is senior vice president at Delta Air Lines, responsible for digital strategy, customer engagement and corporate loyalty and is CEO of Delta Vacations, a wholly owned global subsidiary of Delta. Since 2009, he has held a number of senior positions at Delta including pricing and revenue management, where he oversaw the development, planning and execution of the company’s global revenue generation strategies. Mr. James also led Delta’s international franchise, where he was responsible for the company’s international sales and profit performance. As an expat based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Mr. James led the income statement of Delta’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and India portfolio. Mr. James also served as the company’s chief economist and revenue forecaster after starting his career at Delta as an executive in the Corporate Strategy group. Prior to Delta, Mr. James held senior positions at The Home Depot in strategy and business development and in the Home Services division. Earlier in his career, he spent time as a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting in mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring practices, focused on energy, retail and corporate businesses. the consumption. Mr. James serves on the Advisory Board of the Board of Cool Girls, Inc. In addition to his community work, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Board for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Delta. Mr. James also sits on the board of directors of Virgin Red, the London-based consumer loyalty company of the Virgin Group. Mr. James holds a BA in Business Administration from Morehouse College and an MBA from Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business.
About Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc.
Floor & Decor is a multi-channel specialty retailer and distributor of commercial flooring operating 147 warehouse-format stores and two design studios in 33 states at the end of the second quarter of fiscal 2021. The Company offers a wide assortment of products hard in stock. flooring including tile, wood, laminate, vinyl and natural stone as well as decor and installation accessories at everyday low prices. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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