Kaleen CEO to Head Rathi Family Holding

Dalton, GA, December 15, 2006--The president and CEO of rug producer and importer Kaleen, Radhe Rathi has been named president and CEO of Rathi Family Holdings which include The Manmohan Group, Mauldur Fabrics, Kaleen Worldwide, and Rathi Holdings. Rathi will replace Shivkishan Rathi who will remain as chairman. In the United States, Rathi, president of Kaleen has guided the rug manufacturer and importer through a period of tremendous growth and profitability since 1996. “Radhe’s commitment to quality and customer service provided the foundation for the phenomenal expansion of Kaleen and its parent, The Manmohan Group”, said Shivkishan Rathi, “And we are excited about the future of our companies under Radhe’s direction”. In two related moves, Monty Rathi has been promoted to COO of Kaleen and will have all operational functions between the Indian and Americas groups and Joe Barkley has been named executive president of Kaleen Americas and will be responsible for all sales, personnel, and product segments for each of the Kaleen divisions. “Monty and Joe have directed the incredible growth Kaleen has experienced over the past three years”, stated CEO Radhe Rathi, “with Monty’s insight between our India manufacturing groups and the needs of the American market along with Joe’s history of success and vision in the industry we are extremely excited with our new management structure”. executive vice president, Joe Barkley indicated a national search has already begun for a vice president of sales for the Rug Division and fully believes the position will be filled in the very near future.

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