Oriental Weavers names new president
Witt originally joined Oriental Weavers in 1997 as assistant marketing manager.

Dalton, Ga. -- Oriental Weavers has promoted a 20-year company veteran to head its North American distribution and manufacturing operations.

Jonathan Witt is the company's new president, as of last week.

Witt originally joined Oriental Weavers in 1997 as assistant marketing manager. Since then, he has steadily climbed the company's ranks -- from marketing director to vice president of sales, marketing and product development, and his most recent post as evp.

He has led OW's area rug business in the U.S. since 2013.

Witt is credited with "playing an integral role in the strategic planning of the company’s growth into new retail channels, product categories, and the dynamic infrastructure required to serve the everchanging needs of retailers," the company said.