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  • Roto North America named Juergen Schairer to director, product innovation and sales engineering, in which he will focus on product innovation and sales engineering for European products and sales engineering for North American products. “I am excited about the new challenges presented to me at Roto North American and I am confident, with the team at hand, that we will accomplish even more... more »
  • YKK AP America expanded its residential sales and customer service team with three new hires. Michael West and Kyle Peterson, both 20-year industry veterans, will assume residential sales responsibilities for the state of North Carolina and Florida, respectively. Additionally, Shurnell James is now the customer service manager for the residential division, where she will be tasked with... more »
  •   AmesburyTruth hired Michelle Nissen as the vice president of product management role, which was newly created to advance the engineering and product teams. Jeff Graby, AmesburyTruth CEO, says, “Michelle's leadership and Six Sigma Black Belt certification will help facilitate the ongoing improvement to our innovation and product development processes. As our organization... more »
  •   Biesse promoted Randy Jamison to executive vice president of sales and marketing in North America. He previously held positions in the company as vice president of sales for the wood division and as brand manager for Selco panel saws, Biesse America and Canada.  “Randy’s well-deserved promotion comes at a particularly exciting time in the history of our... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association hired Kathy Krafka Harkema as its codes and regulatory affairs manager.   “We know Kathy from her previous time as a member and organization leader,” says Steven Saffell, AAMA technical manager. “Kathy has contributed to the fenestration industry for many years and has had an accomplished career in marketing and... more »
  • PGT Innovations announced two executive appointments, naming Bob Keller as senior vice president and president of the southeast region and Scott Gates as senior vice president and president of the western region, effective immediately.   Keller joined the company in 2016 as vice president of operations. Prior to joining PGT, he served as the vice president of global operations for Moen and... more »
  • Laurie Cowin joined the staff of Window & Door magazine as its senior editor. Cowin brings more than a decade of experience in B2B publishing in the construction industry, including working on several commercially focused Hanley Wood publications, serving as the managing editor of Qualified Remodeler and, most recently, reporting for the online publication Construction Dive.   ... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation appointed Dan Shirk as senior vice president and chief information officer. Shirk joins Masonite with over 25 years of IT, operations and general management experience. He has held leadership roles at Boral Stone Products, Owens Corning and Ascena Retail Group.   “Dan has a robust set of experiences, not just as an IT leader, but as an operations and... more »
  • PGT Innovations elected Frances Powell Hawes to its board of directors. “We are pleased to welcome Frances as a new independent director to the PGT Innovations board, and especially value the wealth of experience she has developed through serving in senior finance and accounting roles with public and private companies for many decades,” says Jeff Jackson, PGT Innovations CEO and... more »
  • Andersen Corp. promoted David Edgerton Jr. to director of diversity and inclusion, effective immediately. Edgerton will report to Karen Richard, chief human resources officer. In this newly created role, Edgerton is responsible for partnering with leaders across the company in support of Andersen's vision, mission and operating strategies, to cultivate a work environment that embraces diversity... more »