Milliken & Company Textile Division adds Ballenger as strategy director

Posted March 4, 2021


SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Milliken & Company announced that Alice Ballenger has been hired as director of strategy for the Textile Division, effective immediately. In her new role, she is responsible for supporting the division’s business growth and overall strategy. 


"Alice brings a unique perspective to the global marketplace that will be instrumental to Textile Division initiatives. From marketing to manufacturing, her ability to analyze data to uncover strategic insights that translate into action is invaluable,” said Chad McAllister, executive vice president of Milliken & Company and president of the Textile Division.


With industry experience across multiple global markets, working both independently as a business strategist as well as in senior-level roles with Glen Raven, Ballenger brings an abundance of cross-functional experience to her role. She will provide thought leadership and strategic direction to every business across the Textile Division. 


Ballenger earned her undergraduate degree from the University of the South and holds both a Master of International Studies from N.C. State and a Master of International Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. 


Drawing on more than 155 years of award-winning research and development, the Textile Division of American-based Milliken & Company offers a diverse portfolio of technical textiles serving a broad range of global markets, including apparel, automotive and transportation, building and infrastructure, hospitality, industrial, military, specialty interiors, and protective workwear. Focused on enhancing the performance, heightening  the protection and advancing the sustainability of fabrics, Milliken manufactures superior solutions and develops leading innovations that add value to everyday life.


Source: Milliken & Company

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