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  • 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 »
  • Window World named Steven Kamody as its new president, effective immediately. “Steve’s knowledge and passion for Window World make him a true asset and an ideal fit for the role of president,” says Tammy Whitworth, chairman and CEO of Window World. “We look forward to his leadership and contributions to our continued growth and evolution.” Kamody brings more than 20... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association added Diana Hanson, regulatory affairs manager, to its ranks. Hanson comes to AAMA with association experience as a founding member of the North American Deck and Railing Association. While with NADRA, she presented at International Code Council hearings, which will aid her in the codes-related work she will provide for AAMA. Hanson also... more »
  • Terry Green, director of instructional media at CRL-U.S. Aluminum, received InstallationMasters certification from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association. InstallationMasters is a nationwide training and certification program for installers of window and glass door products. Certification requires candidates to pass an examination demonstrating their knowledge of fenestration... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed John Ryba to technical service manager for the Quanex Technical Service team. Ryba’s experience includes plant manager and director of operation roles as well as direct window company ownership. In his new role, Ryba will manage the Quanex Technical Service team in technical customer support for Quanex customers. This promotion comes as a result of Ryba... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation appointed Russell Tiejema as executive vice president and chief financial officer effective November 2, 2015. Tiejema joins Masonite from Lennox International, a global leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, where he has served as the vice president of finance and chief financial officer of LII Residential since 2013.... more »
  • Pella Corporation’s board of directors appointed chairman of the board Adam Farver to the additional post of interim president and CEO. Pat Meyer, who served as CEO since 2009, stepped down after a distinguished 25-year career with the company. The board’s search for a new CEO begins immediately. “Pella Corporation thanks Pat for his years of service to our company and our... more »
  • Premier Building Solutions added Jeff Graves, a research and development chemist, to its rapidly growing staff. Graves will use his knowledge and expertise to develop new products and refine existing formulas. Prior to coming on board with Premier Building Solutions, Graves was employed by Henkel Corporation for the past 18 years, where he most recently held the role of senior research chemist... more »