Mark Bischoff Named VP—Vendor Relations for Starnet
Darien, CT, March 28, 2018-Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring announces today that Mark Bischoff is joining the organization in the position of vice president-vendor relations, effective April 1.
In this position, Bischoff will assume the critical role of managing all activities related to the Starnet Preferred Vendor network including vendor acquisition, contract negotiation, business development and training.
For the balance of 2018, Bischoff will work closely with Fred Williamson, executive vice president of Starnet, who is retiring at the end of 2018 after 50 years in the industry.
Bischoff will focus on the very important Starnet vendor connections while gaining knowledge of the broader operations and goals of Starnet. Bischoff is joining Starnet with the expectation that he will ensure strong continuity of leadership for both the members and the preferred vendors.
Bischoff is an outstanding professional, very well suited for his new role at Starnet. He brings 22 years of experience in commercial flooring having joined the Johnsonite organization as a business manager in 1996. Bischoff assumed increasingly responsible positions within the Johnsonite organization, impacting both the sales and marketing areas. Following the Tarkett acquisition of Johnsonite in 2009, Bischoff was named executive director of strategic partnerships, working closely with Starnet to develop a strong business-building partnership. In 2012, Bischoff ascended to the position of vice president-sales for Tarkett NA overseeing the entire Tarkett resilient business, both commercial and residential. Most recently, Bischoff served as senior vice president of healthcare & senior living for Mohawk Industries.