Aacer's All-Star Team Grows; Rod Salyer Named Western Regional Manager of Sports

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Aacer's All-Star Team Grows; Rod Salyer Named Western Regional Manager of Sports

Peshtigo, WI. March 18,2009 -- Aacer Flooring Vice President of Sports Kevin Barker is pleased to announce that Rod Salyer has joined Aacer Flooring as Western Regional Manager. "I am excited to have Rod join Aacer Flooring. He brings additional leadership, experience and market knowledge to our Sports team," said Barker. Rod has held Vice President, Principal, Partner, Director of Business Development, and Sales positions at a number of private companies, including Service Magic, a $120MM construction services company. Earlier in his career, Rod was a Sales Representative with Koch Industries and Advanced Polymer Technology, where his focus was the recreational surfaces industry.

Barker went on to say, "Rod will be a formidable player in the sports surfaces market. The business and sales experience Rod gained while working in the construction products industry span a wide range of products including sports surfaces to designer stone products. This experience, coupled with his lifelong involvement in developing dealers and owner relationships, will be put to the test as we ask Rod to elevate Aacer's profile at all levels within the sports surfaces industry in the Western region," said Barker.

Rod will be working directly with Dealers, Architects and End Users every day. His experience in each of these channels is something that today's market demands. Aacers market position is immediately elevated by this appointment. Rod earned a BS in Marketing from Kansas State University and received his MBA in Economics and Strategic Management from University of Chicago.

Rod will reside in Denver Colorado and cover the Western United States for Aacer Sports.

About Aacer Flooring:
Aacer Flooring is the world leader in maple performance sports flooring systems. A family and employee-owned company with more than 100 years experience in every part of the wood flooring industry. Aacer manufactures sports performance floor systems designed to accommodate athletes at all levels of play. Aacer also produces ten species of northern hardwood in a variety of face widths and grades in a LEED certified environmentally controlled facility. Being a proud owner of their own timberland, Aacer protects the environment by involving themselves as members of the FSC, MFMA, NWFA, and USGBC.

Aacer's floor systems are showcased around the world and in the Basketball Hall of Fame where the history and future of sports floors are prominently displayed.

For more information, please contact
Aacer Flooring, LLC
(877) 582-1181
P.O. Box 151, 970 Ogden Rd.
Peshtigo, WI 54157


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