July 6, 2015
William (Bill) J. Birch, former executive vice president of the Glass Association of North America, passed away Saturday, June 27, in Topeka, Kansas. He was 81.
Birch was the first president of Association Services Corporation (now known as Centric Management and Consulting Inc.) starting in 1976, and retired on December 31, 2000, serving in the capacity for 43 years. Birch also served as the EVP... more »
June 4, 2015
Deceuninck North America appointed Doug Harden as product engineering manager. In this role, Harden will manage and participate in the design and development of fenestration and building product systems, as well as offer engineering support and technical expertise to customers. “With more than three decades of experience, Doug joins us with a high level of expertise in the fenestration... more »
June 1, 2015
Daniel A. Besmer was named west regional sales manager for Velux America. He is one of three regional sales mangers for the company and is responsible for a geographic area that includes 17 states and 18 district and area sales personnel. “Dan led the way for growth in California for more than 10 years, making it one of the largest states in sales volume for Velux,” Stephan Moyon... more »
May 26, 2015
St. Claire Window and Door Corporation promoted Andy Reilly to executive vice president. In his new role, he will be responsible for creating, communicating and implementing the organization’s vision, mission and overall direction according to its strategic plan.
Reilly has 15 years of experience in the window manufacturing industry. Most recently, he served as director of sales and... more »
May 26, 2015
Crystal Window & Door Systems’ New York sales administration manager, Janice Li, was one of several individuals to receive the Queens 2015 Top Women in Business Award at a gala reception on May 14 in Queens, N.Y.
The Top Women in Business Award, championed by the Queens Courier weekly periodical, recognizes influential women leaders from the business, non-profit and government sectors... more »
May 19, 2015
Prysm Marketing added Aaron Elliott to its sales team. Based out of Atlanta, Elliott will cover North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
May 18, 2015
Masonite International Corporation appointed Elias Barrios as senior vice president global operations and supply chain, effective June 15, 2015.
Barrios joins Masonite with more than 25 years of experience, most recently as vice president global operations and supply chain for the energy business unit of TE Connectivity. Prior to that, he spent 14 years with Honeywell (and the former AlliedSignal... more »
May 12, 2015
Linetec expanded Wendy Taylor’s role as a regional sales manager. In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado.
Based in Wausau, Wisconsin, Taylor draws from nearly 15 years of experience in architectural building products and services. She started with Linetec in 2001 and steadily has grown her areas... more »
May 12, 2015
Quanex Building Products promoted Sean Hummel to director of research and development. In his new role, he will oversee R&D for the Quanex IG Systems business unit. The company’s former VP of R&D, Jim Baratuci retired.
Hummel has 20 years of product development, marketing project management and leadership experience with an emphasis on R&D. Hummel has spent the last six years... more »
May 4, 2015
The Marvin Companies promoted Dan Marvin to vice president of business development to aid in the company’s overall growth strategy. In this new role, he will be responsible for identifying opportunities to expand the company’s portfolio in ways that align with the company’s mission and vision.
A fourth generation Marvin family member, Dan Marvin (pictured at right) joined the... more »