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  • Quanex Building Products appointed Chris Alderson as the managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit. According to the company, Alderson has a proven track record for success in the United Kingdom’s insulating glass market, serving most recently as Bostik’s European Business Director, Assembly Solutions. “Chris is well respected within the European insulating glass... more »
  • Acer Industrial Ltd. recently rearranged responsibilities for its management team. Bo Ding, the assistant to president, is appointed to manage sales, marketing, logistics and manufacturing. Ding has extensive experience with technical support and customer service. more »
  • Jeld-Wen Inc. appointed Mark A. Beck as the company’s president and chief executive officer effective November 30, 2015. Kirk Hachigian, who is currently in the roles, will continue as an active member of Jeld-Wen’s leadership team as executive chairman of the board. Beck joins Jeld-Wen from Danaher Corporation, where he was executive vice president of the water quality and dental... more »
  • Weather Shield Mfg. Inc. promoted Chris Schield from director of product marketing to vice president of marketing. He brings 12 years of product development, brand management and channel management experience in the building products industry to his new role. Schield will oversee all of the company’s marketing functions, including product initiatives, dealer communications, advertising,... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Daniel Marston to territory sales manager for Quanex’s North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with Jeld-Wen where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general manager and production manager. During his tenure, he developed a new market concept that resulted in... more »
  • Robert Williams, the recently retired president of The RiteSceen Company, passed away on October 18, 2015 in his beach home in Indian Shores, Florida. He was surrounded by all of his immediate family.Williams joined Metal Industries in the early 1980s as a salesman and worked his way through the system to become the vice president of sales. When the owners of Metal Industries decided to split the... more »
  • Interlock USA hired Jan Huml for the newly created position of regional sales manager serving the Midwest region of the United States. The position was created as part of a larger, long-term plan to expand the Interlock USA sales force and better serve its rapidly growing customer base, according to the company.With more than 30 years of experience in the fenestration industry, Huml comes to... more »
  • CGI Windows & Doors hired Frank Perna as director of operations for the Miami-based manufacturer of hurricane windows and doors. As such, he will oversee all aspects of manufacturing, shipping, purchasing, quality control, and logistics. “I’m excited to work together with a team of such open, talented, people to continue moving CGI forward,” he says. Perna joined CGI in... more »
  • The Marvin Companies named Paul Marvin president of Marvin Windows and Doors effective Jan. 1, 2016. Paul Marvin is one of the 11 fourth-generation Marvin family members actively employed in the business today, and has worked in a variety of jobs during his time with the company. In his new role, he will be responsible for the Marvin fenestration portfolio including leadership and oversight of... more »
  • Roto Frank AG, the parent company of Roto North America, made changes to its management structure in the Americas. Effective January 1, 2016, Chris Dimou, president and CEO of Roto Frank of America Inc. and Roto Fasco Canada Inc., will additionally assume responsibility for the South American businesses and markets. This currently includes manufacturing and sales distribution facilities in Brazil... more »