Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has announced that Brian R. Parke, president and chief operating
officer, was appointed as CEO by the Unifi board of directors. Allen Mebane will retain his
position as chairman.
Parke has been with the company since 1984, most recently serving as CEO of Unifi Textured
Yarns Europe Ltd.
“Brian Parke has been an integral part of Unifi’s growth over the past 15 years,” Mebane
said. “I have total confidence in Brian as a strong and effective leader whose global vision will
chart Unifi’s course in a rapidly changing industry.”