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  • Soft Tech announces that Anne Coulter will stand down as CEO of the Soft Tech Group of companies as of Jan. 1, 2019 and will move to a position in the UK as European director. Coulter will be succeeded by a joint CEO appointment of current Soft Tech CTO Rowan Hick and current commercial director Tyron Ball.   Coulter will remain as a shareholder and director of the Soft Tech Group and has... more »
  • Parksite Inc. added two leaders to its growing Therma-Tru Door Shop fabrication facilities.    Don Goforth joins Parksite as manufacturing manager, responsible for the operational performance of the Therma-Tru Door Shop in Lakeland, Fla., along with the door shop and treating plant in the Fargo, N.D. facility. He brings over 30 years of comprehensive engineering and manufacturing... more »
  • BRINC Building Products Inc., maker of ThermalBuck window insulating buck, appointed Dan Edelman, a high-performance building material professional with more than two decades of experience, as director of sales, U.S. and Canada. His most recent position was northeast regional sales manager for ROCKWOOL North America. Edelman’s expertise is focused on energy-efficient and green-building... more »
  • PGT Innovations appointed John Engelstad to the position of chief information officer. With more than 15 years of experience, Engelstad is a seasoned technology executive with demonstrated expertise leading all facets of information technology teams, according to PGTi. Engelstad most recently served as the chief information officer for Western Window Systems, which was acquired by PGT Innovations... more »
  •   Roto hired John Miller of Tek-Parts as part of its sales team. Miller will support Roto's customer base in a seven-state region on the West Coast. He brings over 29 years of experience in the window and door industry, with a focus on both sales and technical support. "John joins our team at a time when we are building momentum by combining quality hardware products and... more »
  • Billco Manufacturing named Aron Martino VP of global supply chain and Darin Vietmeier as VP of engineering.   Martino will manage the directives of the global supply chain to keep Billco competitive while maintaining high quality standards, the company reports. Vietmeier will assume leadership over the team of engineers, managing both daily tasks and driving new project initiatives. more »
  •   The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic... more »
  • Huttig Building Products appointed Philip W. Keipp as its vice president-chief financial officer. Keipp most recently served as a senior financial consultant for the company and, prior to that, served as vice president and CFO for Huttig from 2009 through 2015. Keipp is a CPA and possesses extensive public company financial and accounting experience, the company reports. more »
  • Masonite International Corporation appointed Chet Akiri as senior vice president and business leader of its components business, effective Oct. 8, 2018. Akiri joins Masonite with more than 20 years of general management, corporate development and consulting experience, most recently as COO and chief commercial officer for Bristow Group, an industrial aviation services provider.   “Chet... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp., part of Fortune Brands Home & Security, named Fenton Challgren its president, effective immediately. Challgren will report to Brett Finley, former president of Therma-Tru Corp. and current president of the newly formed FBHS Doors & Security segment. Challgren joined Therma-Tru in December 2017 as vice president, business development. Prior to joining Therma-Tru... more »