Tim Baucom


Shaw Industries

Tim Baucom serves as President of Shaw Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and the world’s largest manufacturer of carpet and leading producer and supplier of hard surface flooring products. Baucom leads Shaw’s residential, commercial, specialty, and turf businesses. He most recently served as the executive vice president of Shaw’s residential business, leading its to improved levels of performance through product innovation, sales organization alignment, brand focus and improved support for customers.

Baucom joined Shaw in 1992 and has a proven track record of innovation and leadership in sales, marketing and strategic planning across multiple departments and divisions. During his decade leading Shaw’s commercial division, he was instrumental in leading this business to the largest and most profitable commercial business in North America.  

Tim’s 35-year history in the industry also includes DuPont, where he helped launch the well-known Stainmaster® brand.

Tim earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Born in North Carolina, Tim and his wife, Cheryl, live in Dalton, Georgia.  They are involved in Dalton First United Methodist Church; the United Way of Northwest Georgia;  the Northwest Georgia Healthcare partnership;  and the Heart Association, an organization dedicated to curing heart disease.