ATLANTA, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFSIA) (the "Company"), a worldwide floorcoverings company and global leader in sustainability, today announced that Ray C. Anderson, the founder and non-executive Chairman of the Company, was recently diagnosed with cancer. He will be undergoing additional tests in the coming weeks to find out more about his condition and course of treatment, and he plans to continue in his role as non-executive Chairman.
Mr. Anderson founded Interface in 1973 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until his retirement as Chief Executive Officer and transition from day-to-day management in July 2001, at which time he became the Company's non-executive Chairman of the Board.
Interface, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet, which it markets under the InterfaceFLOR®, FLOR®, Heuga® and Bentley Prince Street® brands, and, through its Bentley Prince Street brand, enjoys a leading position in the designer quality segment of the broadloom carpet market. The Company is committed to the goal of sustainability and doing business in ways that minimize the impact on the environment while enhancing shareholder value.
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