Lorberbaum Named Most Admired CEO in Manufacturing by AJC

Calhoun, GA, August 26, 2016—The Atlanta Business Chronicle has recognized Mohawk Industries’ chairman and CEO Jeff Lorberbaum’s leadership of the world’s largest flooring company by honoring him as 2016’s Most Admired CEO in the Manufacturing category. 

Atlanta Business Chronicle announced its third-annual Most Admired CEOs during an exclusive event at the Georgia Aquarium on August 25.

Lorberbaum has served as CEO of Mohawk Industries since 2001, growing the company from a niche U.S. carpet manufacturer into a global flooring leader. Over the past 25 years, Mohawk has completed 35 acquisitions and built a world-class management team that brings industry-leading innovation and value to the marketplace. The company is a leading participant in every flooring category, including ceramic tile, carpet, hardwood, vinyl, laminate, stone and rugs. Mohawk operates manufacturing facilities in 15 countries and has leading positions in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Russia and Asia Pacific.

Since the company’s initial public offering in 1992, Mohawk’s enterprise value has increased more than 50 times. The company has been a fixture on the Fortune 500 since 2000, was added to the S&P 500 in 2013 and this year was ranked as one of Forbes’ Best Large Employers in the U.S.

The Most Admired CEO Award winners will be profiled in the August 26 issue of Atlanta Business Chronicle.