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  • PGT added Sheree Bargabos and Jeff Jackson to its board of directors. Bargabos was most recently vice president of customer experience at Owens Corning and has over 35 years’ experience in managerial roles. “Ms. Bargabos brings a wealth of executive management experience in running successful businesses at Owens Corning,” says Rod Hershberger, CEO and chairman of the board... more »
  • The Kelly Group will represent RSL in the Midwest. Kelly Kern will cover Indiana and the Chicago area, and Steve Luce will cover Ohio and Michigan. “RSL offers great opportunities and complements well our ability to offer door solutions to our customers,” says Kern. “We look forward to speaking with our customers regarding their glass lite programs and seeing how RSL can help... more »
  • Volker Lamprecht is the new director of business development at Protomach GML Machinery. Lamprecht has 28 years’ experience in the window and door industry as an equipment supplier, and helped grow the business of one of Canada’s largest window manufacturers by 30 percent as director of operations. more »
  • Robert Simon joins Renolit’s Exterior Film sales team. Simon has over 15 years’ experience in the PVC profile extrusion industry, and was most recently national sales manager at Gossen Corp. Simon will focus on expanding Renolit’s exterior film customer base, and offer support and training on the lamination process.   more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association promoted Lori Benshoof to Senior Coordinator of Web Services and Tamara Davis to Certification Services Coordinator. Intern Emily Joswiak accepted a permanent position as the association’s office assistant. “Lori is a great asset to the AAMA marketing team and the association as a whole," says marketing manager Angela... more »
  • Brian Atkin is the new president of Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket, replacing president and CEO Ira Warren, who will become chairman. Atkin was previously the company’s executive vice president. Atkin will be responsible for leading the development and execution of the company’s strategic growth plan. “Brian has played a key role in the management of the company and has... more »
  • Laura Biason is named director of Gimav, the Italian glass manufacturers’ association, and Vitrum, the biannual Italian glass tradeshow. Biason, appointed deputy director of Gimav in May 2014, worked alongside outgoing director Renata Gaffo. “We already have many future projects in the works, proof of the vitality of this Italian industry that manages to achieve state-of-the-art... more »
  • David Crowe, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders, will retire on March 18. NAHB Vice President for Tax and Market Analysis Robert Dietz will take his place. "Our members have relied on Dr. Crowe for his insightful analysis during a very rocky time in the home building industry," says NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. "His skill and his clear eye were invaluable as... more »
  • Deceuninck North America appointed Greg Koch as vice president of sales and marketing. Koch has more than 30 years’ experience in the window and door industry, most recently as director of Deceuninck’s National Fenestration Sales. Koch’s role as director of the company’s commercial sales division will be filled by Sheldon Kahan, who has over 25 years’ experience... more »
  • Fortune Brands named Brett E. Finley president of its Therma-Tru business unit. Finley began his career at Ingersoll-Rand in 1990, and served in leadership roles at IDEX since 2008. Fortune Brands reports that Finley has established himself as a proven global general management executive with a track record of growing businesses, expanding company portfolios, leveraging brands and driving sales... more »