Eric Astrachan, Executive Director of the Tile Council of North America, Inc., has 42 years of experience in international business with the past twenty-seven years in the ceramic tile industry in manufacturing, installation, research, and association management.
Mr. Astrachan is the present Chairman of the Tile Council of North America Handbook Committee, and a member of many industry technical committees. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation and the Board of Governors of the trade show “Coverings”.
He is a recognized industry consultant and keynote speaker regarding the ceramic tile industry and issues relating to tile standards, tile installation, and slip/fall litigation. Mr. Astrachan continues to write and present papers on the subject of ceramic tile and presents several seminars a year at trade shows and other venues.
He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Chemical Engineering.