August 19, 2011
As previously announced with the Onex Corp. planned investment in Jeld-Wen, Philip Orsino has joined the Oregon-based window and door maker as president. Rod Wendt, who has been Jeld-Wen's CEO and president since 1992, remains as CEO.
It was originally planned that Orsino would join Jeld-Wen upon the closing of the Onex's equity investment agreement. That is... more »
August 17, 2011
Endura Products, the supplier of door components, is adding Jim Hackett, effective August 22, in the newly created position of vice president of sales and marketing. Hackett has more than 30 years experience in the millwork business, most recently serving as vice president sales, wholesale distribution, at Jeld-Wen Inc.
"As we strive to deliver to you, our customer, products and services of... more »
August 3, 2011
A 25-year veteran with the company, Chuck Spaulding, Veka Inc.'s vice president and COO, is retiring at the end of August. He will be succeeded by Erik Shay.
"During his tenure, Chuck has been one of the most respected and trusted colleagues within the group and carries that same respect and admiration throughout the industry,... more »
July 26, 2011
Clement Miller has been named as president of building products for NSG Group. The manufacturer of glass products with operations worldwide operates the unit under the Pilkington name.
In his new role, Miller is charged with ensuring sustained growth for the building products business of NSG Group across key emerging markets, while also building on its existing position in more established... more »
July 13, 2011
Stanley (Stan) Kenneth Dudeck, the president and founder of Winnipeg, Man.-based Paramount Windows & Doors Inc., passed away July 9, at the age of 84.
Beginning his working career as a teacher in Morris, Man., Dudeck's true passion was for carpentry. He began building homes in the 1940s and soon after opened Paramount Windows, a 2,400-square-foot facility in Winnipeg that... more »
June 15, 2011
Tom Riscili has joined CGI Windows & Doors Inc., the Miami-based manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors, as president and CEO. Succeeding Brian Evans, Riscili is responsible for all aspects of the company.
Riscili has more than a decade of experience in the building products industry, most recently having served as president of Fypon Ltd., the manufacturer of... more »
May 31, 2011
Tom Bradley has moved from his position of president to become CEO and chairman of the board at Intigral Inc., the manufacturer of insulating glass based in Walton Hills, Ohio.
The company has promoted Jamey Beard to serve as president. He had served as VP of operations for the past six years. Succeeding him in that position is... more »
May 13, 2011
Harold Savard has been named president and general manager of the Novatech Group effective July 4, 2011. Raymond Ouellette, the company's founder and current president, will continue to act as president of the Canadian supplier's board of directors.
For the past two years, Savard has served as executive vice president for the Sainte-Julie, Que., based company, responsible for all Novatech... more »
May 10, 2011
Jane Bierman, the co-founder and owner of Lincoln Wood Products Inc., passed away on April 29 at the age of 91. She had been actively running the Merrill, Wis.-based manufacturer until she suffered a stroke earlier this year, officials note.
Bierman founded Lincoln Wood Products with her husband Carl Bierman in 1947. Together, they started manufacturing many types of wood products and... more »
April 18, 2011
Scott Thomsen has been named president of the Guardian Flat Glass Group, effective September 1, 2011. He will succeed Russ Ebeid, who is retiring after 41 years with the company.
Thomsen most recently served as group vice president of North American Flat Glass, reporting to Ebeid. He immediately assumes the new role of chief operating... more »