Stone World

Employees promoted

March 20, 2002
TATE, GA --Georgia Marble Co., a natural stone quarrier and producer, has recently made a number of top-level appointments within the company.

Patrick Perus has been hired as national sales and marketing director, prior to joining the company this past summer. He worked for the parent company IMERYS, in its London offices, where he was in charge of sales and marketing of the ceramic division. Originally from France, Perus, who is fluent in five languages, is a graduate of the GSB of the University of Chicago. He will be overseeing all aspects of the company¿s sales and marketing efforts.

David King, who has been involved in dimensional stone sales with Georgia Marble for more than a decade, has been promoted to business leader, structural division. He now will oversee all sales functions relative to architectural and design, cut-to-size tile, and special promotions to name a few. King is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and has been working within the stone sector since 1984.

Jay Kown, a Georgia Marble staff member since 1992, has been promoted to business leader, memorial division. This position entails being in charge of all aspects of memorial and monumental sales. He has worked at a number of positions within the company, most recently as West Coast operations manager. Kown is a graduate of the University of W. Georgia.