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Rich Ruhlin has been promoted to the position of chief growth and product officer at Mats, Inc., a Massachusetts-based commercial flooring company. He will now report to company CEO Barry Hume.

Ruhlin has more than 25 years of sales, marketing and account management experience. He has been with Mats Inc. since 2000, serving in various roles during that time, including New England regional sales manager, vice president of healthcare development, senior vice president of sales and chief marketing officer. In his new role, Ruhlin will be responsible for developing and implementing key account growth strategies, collaborating with sales partners to enhance client relationships, serving as a cross-functional leader to strengthen manufacturing connections and leading the design and development of future product introductions. 

“I am excited that Rich has agreed to take on this new challenge as chief growth and product officer at Mats Inc.,” says Hume. “It’s a terrific win for both Rich and the company. This critical role plays to Rich’s greatest strengths and will capitalize on his decades of sales and marketing experience to further develop our key partner relationships, provide value-added product innovations and promote business growth.”