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  • 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 »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce the appointment of David Gilbert as assistant editor for Window & Door magazine windowanddoor.com, the official publication of the WDDA. Prior to joining Window & Door, Gilbert was a reporter and photographer for an influential daily newspaper covering south-central Colorado. “David... more »
  • Davis Rowe is named the vice president of national accounts for Pella Corporation. Davis succeeds Bob Kubacki, who will retire in March after 17 years with the national accounts team which oversees Pella’s partnerships with national home improvement retailers and building material suppliers to contractors. “During his time on the national accounts team, Davis guided a sales force that... more »
  • Jeff Schlabach, a driver for ProVia since 2000, was recently honored for with the company’s first ever “Million Safe Miles” award for driving a delivery truck for a million miles without any safety incidents. He was recognized with a congratulatory ceremony and a $5,000 bonus for his safe driving record. “Jeff, who drives our Charlotte, NC route, is not your standard point... more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors named Bryan Kujawa as the company's national sales manager, a role in which he will oversee and work closely with Kolbe's regional sales managers. Kujawa began his career at Kolbe in 1991. He worked at the main plant in Wausau, Wisconsin, where he learned hands-on about Kolbe's products. In 1996, he was promoted to estimator in the customer support department and then... more »
  • Pleotint LLC named Patrick Lentz as its new marketing manager. In this position, Lentz will head marketing and social media efforts for the company’s Suntuitive Glass products.  “I’m excited to join the team at Pleotint, and I look forward to lending my expertise to help build brand awareness for Suntuitive Glass through new and existing marketing channels,” says... more »
  • PPG Industries announced two executive appointments. Hervé Tiberghien, senior director, global human resources, will become vice president, human resources, effective Feb. 28 and report to PPG President and CEO Michael McGarry. Chris Caruso, director, information technology, global architectural coatings, will become vice president, information technology, effective Feb. 1. He will report to Ram... more »
  • Adrian Steenson recently joined the Roto North America management team as director of operations, overseeing operations at both Roto Fasco Canada Inc. and Roto Frank of America Inc. With an extensive background in manufacturing operations, he has more than 28 years’ experience in production planning expertise in a variety of areas. “Adrian’s background and experience will be a... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows appointed Rich Bonney as its new vice president of operations, overseeing production, shipping and engineering. Bonney spent the last nine years serving as lean manufacturing manager for Guardian Industries, where he improved manufacturing operations to excel using lean methodologies and drove world-class customer service metrics for quality and on-time delivery, according to... more »
  • The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association elected Dan Picard, director of innovation at Assa Abloy Americas, as its new president for the upcoming year. All newly-elected officers will begin their term during the 2016 BHMA Spring Committee Week. more »