Article Number: 15877
TORLYS Invests to Expand into USA & Property Management
TORONTO, July 18, 2019 - TORLYS continues to make investments in their sales force to expand coverage and support in terms of geography, property management and national accounts. In just the past 4 weeks, TORLYS has added three new senior sales positions to their roster in order to support continued growth across the North American market. Brian Duke will take on the role of Business Development Manager in the United States.

Craig Street has joined TORLYS in the role of Sales Director, Property Management focused on both Canadian and US markets. Finally, Jason Walker is the new Regional Sales Director for Ontario along with taking the lead for Canadian National Accounts.

Brian Duke is a well known flooring expert throughout the industry, with over 20 years experience working with manufacturers, distributors and key dealers throughout North America. He will bring valuable knowledge and support to continue TORLYS growth south of the border. Craig Street will lead the growth of the property management channel with the support of Andrew Davis (Business Development Manager), and alongside local sales teams. Craig is a veteran in the flooring industry, bringing nearly 4 decades of experience from multiple national and international manufacturers and distributors. Jason Walker comes full circle and returns to TORLYS after having expanded his breadth of knowledge of the flooring industry over the past 15 years. His fresh perspective and extensive flooring knowledge will contribute to TORLYS continued success.

“We are thrilled with these new investments as we expand our business throughout North America. Industry wide, while certain channels are seeing double digit sales erosion, TORLYS is doubling down to invest in the right people and products. We are committed to delivering the best innovation and service to our partners in all channels of this exciting industry.” Derek Brooks, SVP Sales

Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, TORLYS is a global flooring company that specializes in providing beautiful, responsible flooring solutions. TORLYS believes in creating the most beautiful and practical floors on the market, but not at the expense of the planet.

For over 30 years, innovation has been in TORLYS DNA. TORLYS, since its founding in 1988, has been creating and delivering innovative flooring solutions to home owners, builders and property managers, using the latest technologies. Starting off as a pioneer in floating floors, TORLYS has grown and now has numerous one-of-a- kind products including EverWoodTM, EverTileTM, RigidWoodTM, and CorkWoodTM, all with CorkPlusTM BLUE or FoamPlusTM Blue underlay attached. Both undelays have Microban© antimicrobial protection built in, keeping rooms fresh by inhibiting the growth of mold that causes stains, odours and floor deterioration, another exclusive from TORLYS Innovation Lab. For more information on TORLYS products, visit

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