Anderson Appoints Dave Beeken to Head Up Silver Line Division

September 13, 2013

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 and CEO. "Dave brings to this business a long track record of success during his 35-year career in the window and door industry."

Beeken most recently served as senior vice president of Doors and Accessories for the Andersen Division, one of three divisions of Andersen Corp. Previously, he was the senior vice president and general manager of the Architectural Products Division, where he launched the new Andersen Architectural Collection and spearheaded the integration of Eagle Windows & Doors into the Andersen business.

Beeken's career in the window and door industry began when he joined Eagle in 1977. He became the president of Eagle in 1999, helping lead the Iowa-based manufacturer to develop a highly customized product offering.  He is also a past chairman of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association.

The Bayport, Minn.-based manufacturer has also promoted Jim Weglewski to VP, corporate quality, sustainability and facilities. In this newly created role, he is responsible for merging the enterprise facilities organization into the quality and sustainability team.

“Jim has demonstrated his leadership and passion to make a difference in the critical areas of quality and sustainability," says Mary Carter, SVP, human resources and corporate administration. “As Andersen continues to advance our sustainability focus, we know that facilities and surrounding grounds play an important element in our sustainability footprint.”

Weglewski joined Andersen in 2003 as a process engineering manager and before holding key roles within the Renewal by Andersen and Architectural Products Divisions.