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  • PGT Industries hired Doug Ferrante as national account sales manager and Jamison Eige as regional sales manager. In his newly formed sales position, Ferrante is responsible for all national accounts. Ferrante's experience includes sales and business development, most recently with H.D. Smith and Cardinal Health. Eige is responsible for the southwest Florida region. His previous positions have... more »
  • Building Drops Inc., an engineering consulting company with a focus on residential and commercial fenestration, announced the promotion of Matthew Spahr to Project Manager. Spahr started out as an intern with the Building Drops team in 2009. “I have seen how Matt has grown from an intern from the University of Central Florida into a vital member of our business,” says Hermes F. Norero... more »
  • Window & Door, the official magazine of the Window & Door Dealers Alliance and the National Glass Association, announced the appointment of Jenni Chase as editorial director and Stacey Freed as editor. Together, they have more than 20 years’ combined editorial experience in the residential window and door, flat glass and remodeling industries. They are joined by Bethany Stough, who... more »
  •   Deceuninck North America appointed Rod Workman as technical services specialist, responsible for assisting customers in the analysis, selection, procurement and implementation of window manufacturing equipment. He also coordinates the efforts of personnel from equipment manufacturers, tooling vendors, hardware suppliers and customers. “Rod joins Deceuninck with more than... more »
  •     Steve Chen     Thomas Chen Crystal Window & Door Systems announced two executive changes. Steve Chen, executive VP, will also assume the title of chief operating officer, effective Feb. 1, and Thomas Chen, founder and president, will assume the title of chief executive officer. Since joining the company's executive ranks in 2005, Steve Chen has expanded... more »
  •   Simonton Windows named Mark Clark plant manager of its Paris, Ill., manufacturing facility, effective March 1. Clark most recently served as focus factory manager for Therma-Tru Corp. "Mark has been with various Fortune Brands companies since 1995 and brings an extensive amount of experience to his new role at Simonton," says Mark Wherry, vice president of manufacturing... more »
  • Jerry Burris has resigned as CEO and director of Associated Materials LLC to pursue other interests, according to a company release. Dana Snyder, former CEO of Associated Materials, will serve as interim CEO while the company’s Board of Directors conducts a search for a permanent CEO. “We are thankful for Jerry’s significant contributions to AMI during his tenure," says... more »
  • Ramapo Sales & Marketing hired Shannon Carlin as vice president of sales. Carlin is a 19-year veteran of the window and door industry, most recently serving as VP of sales for Intigral Inc. In his new position, Carlin will be responsible for leading Ramapo’s North American sales team, along with developing and supporting the strategic direction of the company. more »
  •   Antonios Bountzouklis, from Roto Frank Spain, will join Roto Frank of America on Feb. 1, 2014, as the market product manager of European Products, and the area sales manager for Central America. "This newly created position reflects our strategic efforts to continue the sales growth of our European products in North America," says Chris Dimou, Roto's president & CEO... more »
  • Creative Millwork of Ohio Inc. appointed Barbara Anthony and Joseph Lalli as presidents in tandem. Anthony is responsible for financial, sales, marketing and customer support. She brings more than 36 years of experience in the fenestration industry to her position with Creative Millwork. Backed by 31 years of industry experience, Lalli leads the research and development, IT, production... more »