April 1, 2008

Chelsea Building Products Inc. has named Peter Dewil chief executive officer and president. Dewil has been with the company for seven years, serving as Director of logistics, vice president of operations, and chief operating officer; and has served on the Senior Management Team. Before joining Chelsea, Dewil spent 10 years with the parent company Tessenderlo Group-six years at the company's headquarters and four years in the United Kingdom-where he held various positions in finance and operations.

Albat+Wirsam filled three positions: Martin Harold, originally from Austria, is now technical director of the Cantor division, working out of the North America Toronto office. Vincent Fong is now technical consultant, also for the Cantor division, in the Edmonton, Alberta location. Kimberly Hogle also joined the company's Seattle office as sales and marketing assistant.  

FancherCraftMaster Interior Doors has promoted Steve Fancher to managing director, Europe and Asia and appointed him to the company's lead management team. In his new role, Fancher is responsible for all export activities of CraftMaster brand products in Asia and Europe. He also will oversee all commercial aspects of the company's recent equity investment in Chinese wood product company, Jilin Fudun Timber Company Ltd. As an 11-year veteran of the company, Fancher has served as sales manager, Japan and Korea; export manager, Europe; and sales manager, Masonite Formtec, Korea.

AriettiCrystal Window & Door Systems hired Renzo Arietti as regional sales manager for the Connecticut/-Massachusetts area. Arietti previously worked for ABC Supply Company, where he was responsible for business development and customer service throughout Connecticut and western Massachusetts, and prior to that was principle owner of an exterior renovation contracting firm specializing in windows, doors and siding.


Mini Die Casting, Inc. hired Garry Coufal as Plant Manager at its operation in Fort Worth, Texas. Coufal brings 24 years of experience in plant management as well as supply chain management, quality control and engineering.

RohrsPatio Enclosures Inc. has elected Jeffrey Rohrs to the company's board of directors. Rohrs, the company's first outside director, is Vice president of marketing at ExactTarget Inc., a company specializing in Internet marketing.  Rohrs was previously President of Optiem LLC, the company that designed Patio Enclosures' sunroom Web site.



O'BrienOwens Door Company hired Andrew O'Brien as national sales manager. O'Brien brings a background in sales and marketing, with an emphasis on new business development and key account management.