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  • The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) promoted veteran staff member Lakisha Woods, CAE to chief marketing officer. This position will oversee all revenue-generating programs unrelated to NAHB's International Builders' Show exhibit space sales. Such activities will include sponsorship sales and partnerships with major national companies. The position also will identify new business... more »
  • AmesburyTruth named Phillip Cooke Channel Sales Manager.  Cooke brings more than seven years of experience in building supply, vinyl product extrusion, and building supply distribution industries to his new position. Prior to joining AmesburyTruth, he was employed by Guardian Building Products Distribution, working directly with suppliers and customers to optimize value delivery, assess... more »
  •   LaCantina Doors hired Tim McCleery as its new customer service manager. With over 20 years of experience in the high-end window and door industry, McCleery joins LaCantina Doors with a background in engineering, design and division management in customer service, inside sales, engineering and warranty departments. McCleery will lead LaCantina Doors’ expanded customer service... more »
  • PPG Industries Inc. appointed Michael McGarry president and chief operating officer, effective March 1, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports. McGarry, who is already COO, has been in his current position since August 2014, when he was promoted from executive vice president. He will continue to have strategic oversight responsibility for all of PPG's business units and operating regions as well... more »
  • The Weather Shield Mfg. Inc. board of directors announced today the immediate appointments of Mark Schield as president and Kevin Schield as executive vice president of the company, succeeding their father, Edward “Lee” Schield, who founded the company 60 years ago. Lee had been serving as president and chairman of the company and will continue to serve on the board of directors, as... more »
  • Industrial Sales Corporation’s (ISC) Tom Dlugosh, Victor Germakian, Jim Dickensheets, Joe Horning, Walter Horning, Brad Horning, Donny Dupuis, Beau Jasmer, Mark Wolonsky, Jim Bassett, and Tom Miner completed the FenestrationMaster coursework, elevating their expertise in fenestration. The program is administered by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and covers a... more »
  • The Iowa Lean Consortium (ILC) named Karin Peterson, vice president of human resources at Pella Corporation, as the 2014 Iowa Lean Champion. The award was created to honor a leader who has made significant contributions to Lean practices and/or led a Lean journey for 10 or more years, according to The Pella Chronicle. Lean is a methodology focusing on the elimination of waste within a process to... more »
  • Dunbarton Corporation announced Chris Chiles as its new president. According to the company, the Cochener Garvey Capital Partners Board of Directors underwent an extensive selection process to find the right candidate to lead Dunbarton forward. Chiles succeeds Oscar Hughes, who assumes the role of COO until his retirement in September of 2015. Chiles is an accomplished leader with a history of... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »