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Collins & Aikman Exec Michael Mitchell to Retire

Michael Mitchell, president of global commercial operations for Collins & Aikman Corp., has announced he will retire at the end of the month. Mitchell has served in his current position with Collins & Aikman since January 2002. He joined the company through the 2001 acquisition of Textron Automotive's trim division, where he served as executive vice president of business and product development.

TROY, MI — Michael Mitchell, president of global commercial operations for Collins & Aikman Corp., has announced he will retire at the end of the month.

Mitchell has served in his current position with Collins & Aikman since January 2002. He joined the company through the 2001 acquisition of Textron Automotive’s trim division, where he served as executive vice president of business and product development. Mitchell has more than 40 years of industry experience, having held senior management positions at Chrysler Corp. and American Motors Corp prior to his time with Textron and Collins & Aikman.

Effective Feb. 27, the company’s customer business units and global product and technology development group will report directly to chairman and CEO David Stockman.

For more information on Collins & Aikman, visit: www.collinsaikman.com.

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