March 17, 2014
PGT Industries has appointed Danielle Mikesell director of marketing. In her new role, Mikesell will be responsible for marketing strategies for the company's window and door brands. In her previous position as marketing director for Masco Cabinetry, Mikesell led all marketing activities including brand strategy, research and advertising for multiple brands.
"Danielle's diverse skill... more »
March 13, 2014
YKK AP America named Terry Carespodi national sales manager and Joseph Bernard Midwest region branch manager. Carespodi will be instrumental in implementing strategic initiatives aimed at sales growth in the Texas region, where the company has ambitious market plans after recently breaking ground on a new... more »
March 10, 2014
Sunview Patio Doors Ltd. named Ernie Catalano as its first U.S. sales manager. Catalano will be based in Bloomfield, N.J., and will cover the Northeast and Midwest.
“Sunview has been successfully working with Ernie Catalano in his previous position as director of sales and marketing at Ideal Window Manufacturing in New Jersey,” Tony Margiotta, Sunview... more »
March 3, 2014
Bill Rau, manager of quality assurance for Crystal Windows and Door Systems, passed away recently from ongoing health issues.
"Bill was a tremendous asset for Crystal," says Steve Chen, Crystal's CEO. "He brought a very professional discipline as well as over 30 years of experience in fenestration product design, production and quality to his work at Crystal. He built a great... more »
February 28, 2014
B.F. Rich Windows & Doors added two staff members: Jim Strater, southeastern territory manager; and Maura Glenn, marketing executive.
Strater's professional background includes extensive experience in remodeling, wholesale distribution and in-home sales. In his new position, Strater will be an integral part of the corporate new... more »
February 20, 2014
During its 77th Annual Conference, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association membership ratified the 2014 board of directors, including Marg Webb of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance as affiliated association seat, and Pella’s Kevin Gaul and Simonton’s Sid Spear as... more »
February 18, 2014
CGI Windows and Doors Inc. promoted Liz Rodriguez to architectural sales representative. Due to its growth in the Broward County, Fla., territory, the company needed an additional sales rep. to support its customer base. Rodriguez has over 11 years of experience in the fenestration industry and started with CGI on the inside sales team.
“Liz has done an outstanding job for us in inside... more »
February 11, 2014
Andersen Corp. named Karen Richard senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She succeeds Mary Carter, senior vice president and chief administrative officer, who is retiring Feb. 14. In her new role, Richard will be responsible for Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Community Relations, and Code and Regulatory Affairs.
“Karen brings a strong track... more »
February 11, 2014
VEKA Inc. named Earl Moorer general manager for VEKA South. In this newly created role, Moorer will lead VEKA's extrusion manufacturing interests in Terrell, Texas, which supplies PVC extrusion profiles to window fabricators in South Central United States, Mexico and Latin America.
Moorer brings many years of manufacturing experience to his role with VEKA. Most recently, he led Georgia Pacific's... more »
February 11, 2014
Rolf J. Gemmersdörfer, president and CEO of the Hornschuch Group, passed away Feb. 5, 2014 in Bad Mergentheim, Germany.
“The news shocked and devastated all of us," says Dr. Hans-Hinrich Kruse, chairman of the Board of Konrad Hornschuch AG. “We mourn for a man for whom closeness to the employees and Hornschuch was particularly important. This, together with his... more »