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Lumber Liquidators names new HR officer

Ph.D. holder Matthew Argano will report to interim president Charles Tyson.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Lumber Liquidators has appointment of Matthew Argano as the company’s chief human resources officer, effective April 20.

Argano will report to Charles Tyson, interim president and chief customer experience officer. He most recently served as senior vice president, chief people officer of Altar’d State, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tenn.

From 2012 to 2016, Argano served as senior vice president, human resources of The Fresh Market, Inc., in Greensboro, NC.  Argano holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Tennessee Temple University.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome someone of Matt’s caliber to our senior leadership team particularly during this pivotal time in our company’s journey,” Tyson said. “Matt’s background in strategic HR leadership will prove critical in enabling our ongoing transformation to a high-performance culture focused on maximizing individual and team performance. We remain committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best and brightest talent while empowering our employees to deliver an exceptional customer experience.”

Based in Richmond, Va., Lumber Liquidators operates 419 stores.

The specialty flooring retailer offers more than 400 varieties of floors, including waterproof vinyl plank, solid and engineered hardwood, laminate, bamboo, porcelain tile and cork flooring, along with flooring enhancements and accessories.


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