The Meridien Companies promoted Andrew R. (Drew) Murray to national sales director, MeridienStone. The Meridien Companies, based in LaGrange, Ga., is a source of products for the professional hospitality industry. Drew Murray will lead the sales team nation-wide for the corps product line, MeridienStone.
MeridienStone’s market includes hotels, multi-family properties, club and time-shares and independent living properties, and is a preferred vendor for several prominent hotel chains, according to H. David Murray, founder and CEO of The Meridien Companies.
“It was very clear at the BDNY Event in New York that Drew has done a remarkable job in developing the market in the Northeast,” Dave Murray said. “Our family business has grown remarkably over the past years and it appears that we will remain on a steady course as our next generation of managers takes the reins,” Murray continued.
The business’s major focus is on natural and engineered stones for counter tops, the supporting furniture and cabinetry and a variety of accessories and additional products for both individual residential units and common entertaining and service areas.
Drew will oversee brand strategy and develop marketing, sales and management strategy for the MeridienStone sales team. In addition to this effort, he also joins The Meridien Companies Executive Sales Council. Along with his fellow members, Bob Yates, director of Sales feltex|meridien Axminster; Kenny Price, director of sales for Meridien Accents; Kevin F. Crahan, SVP Gainwell International; and Dave Murray, the council will provide strategic direction to the corporation.
Prior to his promotion, Drew served as a territory and regional sales manager for the Meridien team. Drew is a 2009 graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and resides in Washington, D. C.