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  • Soft-Lite Windows' Ronwyn Anderson, director of human resources, has been named president of Executive Women International for the 2013-2014 year. Executive Women International brings together key individuals from diverse businesses for the purpose of promoting member firms, enhancing personal and professional development, and encouraging community involvement. Anderson has been a member of EWI's... more »
  •   Brent Fox  has been named chief executive officer of Hendricks Holding Co. and appointed to the board of directors of building products distributor ABC Supply Co. A 30-year veteran of ABC Supply, Fox has served as the company’s vice president of national business development since 2011. He succeeds Diane Hendricks, chairman and co-founder of ABC Supply, as CEO of HHC... more »
  • Cascade Windows, the Northwest-owned vinyl window and door manufacturer, announced that Miles Sagen will be joining its team as director of Corporate Services. Sagen comes to the company with more than 30 years of experience in the window industry. For the last 16 years, he worked at Quanex Building Products as director of Technical Services. Prior to Quanex, Sagen spent 10 years as the... more »
  •   Global Specialty Gases added Michael Banks as its director of sales, effective September 23, 2013, according to a Sept. 26 company release. Banks will be responsible for new business development and sales in the United States, and direct the worldwide specialty gases sales efforts of The Global Gases Group. Banks has more than 27 years of specialty gases sales, marketing, plant... more »
  • Salvatore Abbate has joined Andersen Corp. as senior vice president of sales and marketing. In the newly created position, he is responsible for leading the development of sales and marketing strategies, initiatives and programs that result in revenue growth and competitive advantage within channels and customer segments. He reports to Craig Evanich, chief sales and marketing officer. “Sal... more »
  • The National Glass Association, publisher of Window & Door magazine and organizer of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, announced the election of Robert Brown to the office of chairman of the board. Brown, of Brown’s Glass in York, Pa., has served on the board since 2009. He took the office of chairman on September 11, 2013, at GlassBuild America in Atlanta.... more »
  • Reginald Pollard, chairman of the board at Pollard Windows Inc. in Burlington, Ontario, has named Karen Pollard-Josling, president, and Gary L. Pollard, director of business development. The changes at the family-owned company follow the passing of former president Michael Pollard.     Karen Pollard-Josling     Gary Pollard Pollard-Josling has been with the... more »
  • Andersen Corp. has named Dave Beeken president of its Silver Line Division, which the manufacturer acquired in 2006. Beeken succeeds Paul Valle in the position. "Our vinyl business is an important element of our overall strategy to lead the window and door industry with a wide-ranging portfolio of different and better products and services," says Jay Lund, Andersen chairman, president... more »
  • Filip Miermans has been appointed head of marketing and corporate communications of the Lisec Group. In his new position, Miermans will work to position Lisec as a supplier of all-in-one solutions for the glass processing industry. Prior to joining Lisec, Miermans was head of marketing and communications at Austria’s Miba, and also served in executive positions in marketing and... more »
  • Valente Green Skyreach L&S Extrusions Corp. has named Franco Valente director of sales in the Profile Extrusion division and Bob Green director of sales in the Building Products division. Valente will oversee the corporate relations and sales of extruded profiles, dealing directly with fabricators of windows, doors and fences. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales of... more »