January 27, 2015
Quanex Building Products appointed Tony Thiret to territory sales manager in the Southwest region in addition to his role as commercial sales specialist in the West.
“Tony has nearly 20 years of experience, including four years as a Quanex commercial sales specialist,” said George Wilson, general manager of Quanex’s insulating glass spacer operations. “He’s an... more »
January 26, 2015
Steve Chen, COO for Crystal Window & Door Systems will continue as President of the Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) through 2015, as requested by the Association’s board of directors. Chen has led the NWDA since January 2013.
"I am honored to be asked to continue in a leadership role with NWDA," said Steve Chen. "The Association accomplished a great... more »
January 20, 2015
Quanex Building Products appointed Lance Lunde to territory sales manager in its South-Central region. Lunde has more than 10 years of fenestration sales experience, including five years with Quanex brands. He most recently served Quanex customers in the Southwest territory and will be based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
“Lance is extremely knowledgeable about our products and... more »
January 13, 2015
Roto North America announced that Jon D’Arpino has joined the team in the role of marketing communications specialist, a new position in which he will be responsible for the marketing efforts of Roto Frank of America and Roto Fasco Canada.
D’Arpino brings more than 15 years of experience as a marketing and communications professional to Roto North America. He will report directly to... more »
January 9, 2015
Window World announced the retirement of longtime senior executive Dana Deem after 10 years of contributions, leadership and service to the company.
Deem played a vital role in the development and direction of the company. Under his guidance, Window World hit several accomplishments, such as the sale of its 10 millionth window in 2014, earning the Good Housekeeping Seal for its window... more »
January 6, 2015
Roto North America expanded its management team as part of concluding the integration process of Roto Frank of America and Roto Fasco Canada. Gordon Mitchell is now director of operations, responsible for the supervision of supply chain management for the Connecticut, USA and Ontario, Canada, manufacturing plants. Mitchell joins the existing management team of Chris Dimou, president and CEO,... more »
January 2, 2015
Chelsea Building Products, Inc. hired Janet Moreland as customer service/product manager. As part of Chelsea’s sales and marketing department, Moreland will focus on interfacing with logistics, manufacturing, sales, and product design as it relates to improving service to customers. She will also be involved in developing a product management function at Chelsea.
Moreland has more... more »
December 11, 2014
Matt Szymanski has joined Roto North America as the U.S. Sales Manager, Fasco products. Szymanski brings 14 years of successful sales experience in the fenestration industry to the company, with an emphasis on door hardware. He will work closely with Roto’s existing sales team to generate new business activities for sliding patio door and sash lock hardware.
According to Dan Gray, director... more »
December 9, 2014
Renny Pierangeli, president of Strybuc Industries, passed away November 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. He was 64 years old. For more than 30 years, Pierangeli directed the company toward dramatic growth with his leadership and vision. He spearheaded all acquisitions and “considered all employees as part of the Strybuc family,” the company said in a statement. “He saw all people as... more »
December 1, 2014
Functional Fenestration Inc. promoted Jim Roberts to president and COO, and elected him to the company’s board of directors. Roberts previously served as executive vice president at FFI. As an industry professional with decades of experience in domestic and European hardware, Roberts’ previous positions include president of Winkhaus North America and sales leadership roles at Weiser... more »