Nick Coburn

President, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Nick Coburn has been employed in family owned Ulster Carpets since 1977. In 2004 Nick was appointed Managing Director, of The Ulster Carpet Group. The Group has a turnover of £65 million and operates in key worldwide markets.

Ulster Carpets is an indigenous local company manufacturing carpets for the residential and contract markets locally and world-wide. Technological advancements in weaving capabilities enable the company to successfully compete at an international level and Ulster Carpet is currently expanding through a £35 million Re-generation Construction Programme at its Portadown Head Quarters in Northern Ireland.

Ulster Carpets acquired Roger Oates Design in July 2016, adding another prestigious brand from the floor coverings market.