Shaw Industries (Dalton, Ga.) Chairman and CEO Vance Bell was recognized as one of Atlanta’s top executives and influencers by Atlanta magazine.

The publication’s “The Atlanta 500” highlights executives across numerous industries in Atlanta.

“With a great respect for people and an ability to create an inclusive culture with our customers and associates, Vance’s leadership helped transform Shaw from the world’s largest carpet manufacturer to one of the world’s largest flooring providers,” Shaw President Tim Baucom said in a statement.

Bell joined Shaw in 1975. He became CEO in 2006.