Livonia, MI –Virginia Tile, A Leading Provider of Tile, Customer Service, and Installation Products is proud to announce the promotion of Sean Cilona to the position of Vice President of Product and Marketing. In addition to this significant milestone, Sean has been elected to the Board of Directors of the CTDA (Ceramic Tile Distribution Association). These developments signify the culmination of Sean’s outstanding contributions and dedication to the company and his commitment to the business community.
Since joining Virginia Tile in 2019 as Director of Product and Marketing, Sean Cilona has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership, strategic vision, and innovative thinking. Playing a pivotal role in shaping the company’s product offerings and marketing strategies, he has significantly contributed to its growth and success.
Sean’s promotion to Vice President of Product and Marketing emphasizes his exceptional leadership and strategic contributions. In this elevated role, he continues to guide product development and marketing initiatives, fortifying the company’s market position in a fiercely competitive industry. Sean’s extensive experience, keen insights, and unwavering commitment to excellence make him a standout member of the executive team, and his promotion reflects a well-deserved recognition of his invaluable impact on the company’s success.
Alongside his recent promotion, Sean Cilona has been elected to the CTDA’s Board of Directors. In this significant role, he will represent the interests of tile members by engaging with policymakers and regulatory bodies to address industry issues, regulations, and concerns
Virginia Tile’s CEO, Sunil Palakodati expressed his enthusiasm for Sean’s new role and the election to the CTDA Board of Directors, saying, “Sean’s dedication, exceptional work, and his ability to think outside the box have been invaluable to our company. We are confident that he will bring the same passion and innovation to his new position as VP of Product and Marketing. Additionally, we are proud to see him elected to the CTDA Board of Directors, where we are certain his leadership will be instrumental in advocacy for our trade community.”
Virginia Tile Virginia Tile Company (“VTC,” or the “Company”) is the leading specialty distributor of ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone tile in key metropolitan markets throughout the Midwest. Founded in 1928 by the Stephenson family, Virginia Tile serves trade professionals in both residential and commercial end markets with a broad selection of premium tile and related products. VTC was acquired from the family ownership group in 2014 and was expanded through the purchase of ISC Surfaces (Kansas) and RBC Tile & Stone (Minneapolis) in 2016