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  • CGI appointed Brian Covey director of sales, where he will oversee sales, business development and project estimating. Covey previously served as regional sales manager for PGT in the Southeast Florida region from 2012 to 2016. Before joining PGT, he served as an area sales manager for Masco Cabinetry. “Bringing Brian on board was an easy decision,” says CGI vice president and general... more »
  • Crystal Window Systems’ marketing and regional sales manager Steven Yu received a “40 Stars Under 40” award from the Star Network and The Queens Courier Newspaper, which recognizes business leaders in Queens, New York. “This prestigious recognition is quite an honor to receive,” says Yu. “Working with one of the largest and most advanced manufacturers in the... more »
  • Tom Debusschere stepped down as CEO of Deceuninck on March 1, but will remain as a non-executive member of the board of directors until May 10. The board’s vice chairman, Francis Van Eeckhout, will serve as interim CEO until a permanent replacement is found. “The board regrets but respects Tom’s decision,” said Chairman of the Board Pierre Alain Baron De Smedt, “We... more »
  • Apex Aluminum Extrusions promoted Bill de Koning to the position of vice president, and hired Don Welsh as general manager, effective March 14. De Koning has been with Apex Aluminum in the position of general manager since 2010 and brings with him over thirty years of management experience from a wide range of positions in the aluminum extrusion and glazing industry. “Bill has demonstrated... more »
  • Christopher Seebode is the new vice president of sales at RiteScreen, and will be responsible for sales, marketing and customer service. Seebode joined RiteScreen as sales director in March 2015 and has over 30 years’ experience in the window and patio door industry. “Chris Seebode’s career began with the assembly of window screens,” says RiteScreen CEO Randy Iles.... more »
  • 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 »