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  • Biesse Group added Gregory Bell as North America parts quality assurance leader following the continued expansion of the parts and service department in North America. Bell’s extensive professional background includes more than 20 years of experience in leading customer care initiatives and quality assurance programs. He will work with all machinery and tooling divisions inside the... more »
  • Tru Tech Doors appointed Philip Orsino as its new chairman. With over 30 years of millwork industry experience, most notably as president and chief executive officer of Masonite International Corporation and Jeld-Wen Inc., Orsino has developed a reputation as a top performer within the industry. Orsino will continue in his other advisory roles as director of The Bank of Montreal, Hydro One, the... more »
  •   Vitro Architectural Glass announced named Paul Bush as director of quality and technical services. Bush, formerly director of technical services for Vitro Glass, will direct the company’s quality initiatives, including product quality and customer crisis management. “Paul has been involved with many glass technical innovations throughout his distinguished career with PPG... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Holding Inc’s board of directors selected Gary S. Michel as the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective June 18. Michel will also be elected to Jeld-Wen’s board of directors. Kirk S. Hachigian, chairman of the board and acting CEO, will continue to serve as chairman. Hachigian will devote his time to supporting Michel and ensuring a successful... more »
  •                 Landry                    Valentin Biesse Group promoted Michelle Landry to North America corporate recruiting manager and welcomed Elizabeth Valentin as North America human resources manager. Landry previously served as Biesse Group’s North America human resources manager... more »
  • ODL Inc. hired George Rowader as vice president and general manager of adjacent businesses in support of ODL’s strategic growth initiatives. Rowader will be based in the Zeeland, Michigan area. Rowader joins the ODL team with over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry in various roles of global responsibility including assignments in Japan and Germany. “George joins the... more »
  • PATH|ERP hired Leslie J. Burrell as client and implementation engagement for the United States and Canada. With a 31-year career in millwork and building materials, Burrell most recently served as vice president of MacLeod & Moynihan Window & Door. During her time at MacLeod, and earlier at F. D. Sterritt Lumber Co., she managed sales, purchasing and operations. She brings experience in... more »
  •     Yglesias     Walker The American Architectural Manufacturers Association honors Rich Walker as he steps aside after serving for 18 years as its president and CEO. Janice Yglesias, executive vice president of the organization, succeeds him, assuming control over all daily operations, effective May 10, 2018. An industry veteran, Walker joined AAMA in 1996 as... more »
  • Photo credit: AAMA Mark Toth, northwest regional sales manager, Momentive, passed away. With over 30 years in the glass industry, Toth is remembered by his peers as a major contributor to the industry’s progress, as well as a welcoming and supportive colleague. Throughout his career, Toth served the industry through his many volunteer roles at the American Architectural... more »
  • Quanex Building Products promoted two people in its Homeshield division: Brandie Stiltner was promoted to Western territory sales manager, and Jim Card to Eastern territory sales manager. Stiltner and Card, who both have decades of experience in the fenestration industry, will work closely with customers in support of the Quanex Homeshield business. “Brandie and Jim have made outstanding... more »