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  • 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 »
  • AmesburyTruth named Bill Schick as U.S. Western Region Solutions Sales Manager for Seals and Extrusions.  Schick brings valuable experience from the window and door industry and understands the customer channel well, according to the company. His work with large retail customers has enabled Schick to assist building designers, engineers, and contractors with finding creative solutions to... more »
  • Business leader Thomas Chen, founder, chairman and CEO of Crystal Window & Door Systems, was inducted into the Kings of Queens Hall of Fame for his long term, exceptional and sustained dedication to Queens, according to the company. In addition, he was presented with congratulatory certificates and proclamations from N.Y. State Senate, N.Y. City Council and N.Y. City Public Advocate elected... more »
  • Stürtz Machinery Inc. promoted Marcel Diaconu to mechanical design engineer. Diaconu earned his engineering degree at the University of Timisoara’s Institute of Engineering in Romania before immigrating to the U.S. He earned his U.S. citizenship in 2004. According to Stürtz CEO Ellis Dillen, “Marcel is a true success story and an inspiration to all of us at SMI. After going through... more »