Carpet Court appoints First Female Non-Executive Board Director


Carpet Court announced the appointment of Marcia Griffin as non-executive board member, following the Annual General Meeting on 24 November 2012.

Recipient of the first Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year Award in 1995, the first Australian female Chair of TEC (The Executive Connection), architect of several multi-million dollar companies, motivational speaker and author, Ms Griffin is a well-respected business woman and leader in strategic marketing and sales.

In announcing the appointment, Carpet Court Chairman Gerald Loughran said that the Carpet Court Board of Directors was thrilled to welcome someone of Marcia’s calibre to the company.

“With over 30 years’ experience as a business owner, director and CEO across a number of industries, and with notable Board positions including PMP Limited, Holt Private Capital, National Pharmacies, The World Masters Games and Tourism Victoria, Marcia adds significant sales, investment and financial expertise to the Carpet Court Board,” said Mr Loughran.

“Throughout her extensive career, Marcia has demonstrated a sound track record of successfully achieving results and driving change across highly competitive markets. Marcia is well regarded for her ability to motivate and inspire others, and we look forward to working with Marcia to successfully execute Carpet Court’s long-term business strategy,” Mr Loughran added.

Ms Griffin said that she is extremely honoured and excited to join Carpet Court.

“As Australia’s largest retail flooring specialist with over 200 stores, Carpet Court prides itself on its customer focus and supporting its franchisees to achieve their business goals,” said Ms Griffin.

“I look forward to working with the Board to develop and implement a strategy to achieve the next phase of growth for the company.”

Ms Griffin is Carpet Court’s first non-executive director, joining the team of seven executive directors.