Blaine Eakins Named VP of Sales for EF's J+J Flooring Division
Dalton, GA, April 3, 2018-J+J Flooring has announced that Blaine Eakins has been promoted to vice president of sales for the J+J Flooring Division of Engineered Floors.
He is replacing Bill Blackstock, who has been named Engineered Floors’ vice president of commercial business, segment and sales development.
Eakins is a 32-year industry veteran and has been with J+J for 23 years. In his new role, he will be responsible for setting the division’s sales strategy, driving topline sales for the organization and managing J+J’s North American sales force. He will also provide input to the division’s product design and marketing efforts to further differentiate J+J’s brand proposition in the marketplace. Eakins will report to James Lesslie, president of Engineered Floors’ commercial division.
Eakins most recently served as J+J’s regional vice president for the central region of the U.S. In that role since 2002, Eakins developed and managed a high-performance sales team in a region that included some of the country’s most competitive markets. Under his leadership, Eakins’ region led the company in annual sales for ten consecutive years.