September 27, 2013
Global Specialty Gases added Michael Banks as its director of sales, effective September 23, 2013, according to a Sept. 26 company release. Banks will be responsible for new business development and sales in the United States, and direct the worldwide specialty gases sales efforts of The Global Gases Group.
Banks has more than 27 years of specialty gases sales, marketing, plant... more »
September 25, 2013
Salvatore Abbate has joined Andersen Corp. as senior vice president of sales and marketing. In the newly created position, he is responsible for leading the development of sales and marketing strategies, initiatives and programs that result in revenue growth and competitive advantage within channels and customer segments. He reports to Craig Evanich, chief sales and marketing officer.
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September 24, 2013
The National Glass Association, publisher of Window & Door magazine and organizer of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, announced the election of Robert Brown to the office of chairman of the board. Brown, of Brown’s Glass in York, Pa., has served on the board since 2009. He took the office of chairman on September 11, 2013, at GlassBuild America in Atlanta.... more »
September 17, 2013
Reginald Pollard, chairman of the board at Pollard Windows Inc. in Burlington, Ontario, has named Karen Pollard-Josling, president, and Gary L. Pollard, director of business development. The changes at the family-owned company follow the passing of former president Michael Pollard.
Pollard-Josling has been with the... more »
September 13, 2013
Andersen Corp. has named Dave Beeken president of its Silver Line Division, which the manufacturer acquired in 2006. Beeken succeeds Paul Valle in the position.
"Our vinyl business is an important element of our overall strategy to lead the window and door industry with a wide-ranging portfolio of different and better products and services," says Jay Lund, Andersen chairman, president... more »
August 27, 2013
Filip Miermans has been appointed head of marketing and corporate communications of the Lisec Group. In his new position, Miermans will work to position Lisec as a supplier of all-in-one solutions for the glass processing industry. Prior to joining Lisec, Miermans was head of marketing and communications at Austria’s Miba, and also served in executive positions in marketing and... more »
August 27, 2013
Skyreach L&S Extrusions Corp. has named Franco Valente director of sales in the Profile Extrusion division and Bob Green director of sales in the Building Products division. Valente will oversee the corporate relations and sales of extruded profiles, dealing directly with fabricators of windows, doors and fences. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales of... more »
August 26, 2013
Officials from Skyreach L&S Extrusions Corp. named two new sales directors, Franco Valente as director of sales in the Profile Extrusion division, and Bob Green as director of sales in the Building Products division.
Valente will oversee the corporate relations and sales of extruded profiles, dealing directly with fabricators of windows, doors, and fences.... more »
August 20, 2013
Window World Inc. announced that Mark Bumgarner has been promoted to the position of vice president. Bumgarner has been director of training at Window World since 2009 and will continue to oversee all aspects of training and customer relations, including the Window World University, in his new position. Prior to his tenure with... more »
August 15, 2013
WinDoor Inc. named John Adams national sales manager, responsible for continuing to expand the WinDoor market share in the Northeast, as well as overseeing the entire sales team currently covering Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and the Caribbean.
Adams' background includes 20 years of experience in the window/door and glass industry, including time at... more »