New President Takes the Reins at All Weather

December 1, 2008
Companies

Gord Wiebe is stepping down as president of All Weather Windows, which states that it is the largest Canadian owned door and window manufacturer.   Wiebe remains in his position as CEO.  Richard Scott, currently vice president and general manager, is taking over as president with respsonsibility for day-to-day operations.

Wiebe has held the position of CEO and president since 1994, during which time he has overseen “tremendous growth in both size and profitability,” the company reports.  This year, Wiebe, a founding member of All Weather Windows leadership team, achieved a longtime dream of taking the company coast to coast with the opening of a branch in Halifax. 

As CEO, he will spend more time focused on long-term growth opportunities for the company, and mentoring staff.  "Succession planning is a key component in the continued success of a company,” Wiebe says. “I will continue to play an important role at an executive management level, and it is an honor for me to pass the mantle to Richard Scott. His outstanding organizational skills will be vital for our future growth.”

Scott is credited with spearheading the company's lean initiative which has significantly improved performance and customer satisfaction levels.  He has focused on creating a culture of accountability has generated a performance driven environment which has further enabled the company to deliver on its objectives.

“This year marks our 30th anniversary and I feel privileged to lead such a great company into its fourth decade,” Scott says. “Our goal will be to continue to provide exceptional value to our customers, our employees and our communities.”

All Weather was launched in 1978 with a manufacturing facility in Edmonton.  It now operates more than 400,000-square-feet of manufacturing space with plants in Edmonton and Mississauga, On., as well as 11 branches across Canada.