Shaw Names New Executive VP of Residential Business

Shaw Industries has announced Benjamin Liebert will be joining the company as executive vice-president of residential business, succeeding Scott Sandlin.

“Earlier this year, Scott made the decision to explore new horizons aligned with his personal aspirations. Together, we initiated a well-planned leadership transition. Scott diligently focused on fortifying the residential business strategy, structure and leadership team, ensuring a seamless path forward,” says Shaw president and CEO Tim Baucom. “As we embark on this new chapter, we are confident that Ben is the right leader to guide us through this next stage in our business transformation.”

Benjamin Liebert

In his new role, Liebert will pilot the residential business to deliver flooring solutions that provide unparalleled value in the markets Shaw serves. By fostering a customer-centric approach throughout the organization, Liebert and the residential leadership team are aligned to make market-driven decisions and deliver distinct brands that are supported by best-in-class supply chain and manufacturing.

Liebert brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, product development and general management, most recently at home appliance company Electrolux, to the position. Previous to that, he held senior-level positions at General Electric and HD Supply.

“Ben’s wealth of experience and fresh perspective will build on Scott’s legacy, propelling our organization into a dynamic future of innovation and continued success,” says Baucom. “His expertise in profitable residential product categories will enhance our business strategy to elevate the value of our already strong brand offerings. Furthermore, Ben’s leadership style aligns seamlessly with our company’s values, emphasizing human-centred, action-oriented and customer-centric approaches.”

Liebert’s official start date at Shaw is Jan. 3, 2024. In preparation of joining Shaw, he is actively collaborating with Sandlin and other key leaders to facilitate a seamless transition and ensure a deep understanding of the business.

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