The National Association of Home Builders has named Lake Coulson as its new senior vice president for government affairs and chief lobbyist, taking over for Jim Tobin who was recently appointed CEO of the association.
Regional Sales Manager Steven Yu has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing for Crystal Window & Door Systems where he will lead national sales operations as well as corporate marketing initiatives.
One hundred and thirty women were recognized at the 2023 Women MAKE Awards, which identifies the best women in the manufacturing industry and encourages women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue manufacturing careers.
Dr. Melissa Perkins has joined the National Center for Construction Education and Research as the director of philanthropy and partnerships where she will help build a successful workforce of diverse individuals whose lives were improved through construction education.
Steve Gusterson, vice president of Alumicor’s pre-construction design in Canada, has been selected to receive Construction Specifications Canada Life Membership Award, a recognition that only 55 people have received in the last 48 years.
Marvin’s Chief Marketing and Experience Officer Christine Marvin was recently honored with a 2023 Women MAKE America Award for her work to elevate and inspire internal leaders while guiding innovative product developments at Marvin.
As Tubelite's regional sales manager for the Northwest and Southwest, Jeff Fochs will be responsible for providing consultative support regarding Tubelite’s architectural aluminum storefront, curtainwall, entrance, window and daylight control systems.
GED Integrated Solutions announced the promotions of Tom Calcei and Greg Frasher to Senior Sales Managers, and the promotions of Gena O’Malley to Inside Salesperson and John Conrad to Northeast Sales Manager.
A member of the ODL team since 2002, Andy Arnsman has been promoted to director of sales for the Pro Channel, where he will manage a team of seven people, serving the needs of residential and multi-family builders through wholesale distribution across North America.
Rick Johnson is joining Marvin as its first-ever chief digital officer. This new position reflects the company’s approach to expanding leadership for planned growth in digital, automation, data, and analytics.
Kingspan Light + Air, a global leader in daylighting, ventilation and smoke management solutions for the sustainable built environment, announced the addition of the Architectural Solutions Team, a new group of full-service project consultants who will provide daylighting product education,…
Bringing more than ten years of sales and marketing experience, Joshua Chapple joins Linetec as its Northwest regional sales manager, where he will assist customers with their selection and specification of paint coatings, anodize and specialty finishes for architectural aluminum products.
Jeff Jackson, PGT Innovations CEO and president, was recently elected board chair of the Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority board, which was created as a public agency to operate and manage the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.
Kris Thune was involved with Groves for more than 30 years, serving as vice president of operations before her departure. She remained a strategic advisor to Groves and was unanimously appointed president by the company's board of directors to oversee operations for all products.
After an extensive search process, William J. Christensen joins JELD-WEN Holding as its new chief executive officer. Christensen joined the company in April 2022 as executive vice president and president of JELD-WEN Europe.
Jim Nixon will now serve as Quanex's first ever vice president of Innovation and New Markets, where he will develop and lead an enterprise-level innovation strategy, advance new product and market possibilities, drive revenue and EBITDA growth and ensure a return on investment for new market…
Dave King joins the team at The Farnsworth Group as vice president of insights at the market research and consulting firm, and will also serve as the executive director of the Home Improvement Research Institute to deliver actionable and timely data-driven insights to the organizations.
Kolbe Gallery Twin Cities' Lance Premeau joins the National Association of the Remodeling Industry Minnesota Board of Directors to help advance homeowners' remodeling experience by connecting them with high-quality, dedicated professionals.
James Armstrong joins JELD-WEN Holding as vice president of investor relations where he will use his investor relations experience, industry understanding and extensive network to help further develop the company's investor relations community.
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recognized four of its members at this year's Fall Membership Meeting with three different awards, including the Dariush Arasteh Memorial Member of the Year, Emerging Leader, and two Board Service Awards.
Deceuninck North America welcomed Dan Hoelting as vice president of finance, who will serve on the executive leadership team. Promotions also include Paul Adams to vice president of materials innovation and Jon Hauberg as research and development liaison manager.
Crystal Window & Door Systems promoted account executive Vivian DeMarco to Sales Manager. In this role, DeMarco is now responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of sales for Crystal Pacific, guiding the sales team, and more. She has been with Crystal for about nine years.
Jay Lund, chairman and CEO, will retire from his chief executive role at the end of this year. Lund will maintain his position as chairman of the Andersen Corp. board of directors. The company’s board of directors has approved Chris Galvin, the company’s current president and chief operating…
Rose Lee, the president and CEO of Cornerstone Building Brands recently received the distinguished Pinnacle Award, an honor by the Asian American Business Development Center to top Asian American business leaders in recognition of field leadership, career status and achievements.
Jeld-Wen appointed Catherine A. Halligan to its board of directors.. This announcement adds a fourth woman to Jeld-Wen’s board of directors and expands it to eight members, seven of whom are independent.
Changes are flourishing at Palmer-Donavin. Josh Miller is now leading its new Business Analytics department, Josh Thompson is the new vice president of product management, and Stephanie Kuntz is now director of marketing.
Cornerstone Building Brands Inc. announced that Colleen Pritchett has joined the company as President, U.S. Windows. In this role, Pritchett will lead the company’s U.S. residential windows and doors business. She has assumed the role and reports directly to President and Chief Executive Officer…
Cornerstone Building Brands is partnering with Dave and Jenny Marrs from HGTV's ‘Fixer to Fabulous,’ ‘Home Town Takeover’ and ‘Rock the Block’ to promote the benefits of Ply Gem Mastic siding and accessories.
The Quanex Foundation’s Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students of Quanex employees. In addition to supporting four-year college students, this program has been broadened to include students pursuing a degree from a vocational or technical school or two-year college.
Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. announced that Chair and CEO Gary S. Michel resigned. Executive Vice President and CIO Kevin C. Lilly will serve as interim CEO. Also, current independent director David G. Nord, former chairman and CEO of Hubbell Incorporated, was elected chair of Jeld-Wen’s Board of…
Velux Group appoints Lars Petersson as new CEO to replace David Briggs, who is retiring. Lars Petersson is currently president and CEO in Hempel and will join Velux in November. Anders Götzsche, CFO of VELUX will act as interim CEO until then.
Stürtz Machinery Inc. appointed Scot Wagner as its operations manager. In this role, he will be responsible for managing and further developing Stürtz’ Machinery operations, engineering and service in North America.
Stürtz Machinery Inc. is expanding and restructuring its service group based in Twinsburg, Ohio. Herman Gabel was added in 2021 as service manager and in April of this year, Herman was joined by Jason Martz who took on the role of customer service manager.
AkzoNobel introduced Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as its new CEO. The 52-year-old French national brings 25 years of international business leadership experience, previously serving as CEO of Sulzer and CEO of GE Grid Solutions.
In her role as CHRO, Radtke is responsible for leading the development and implementation of US LBM's overall associate experience and organizational effectiveness strategy, which includes learning, development, recruitment, talent management, compensation and benefits.
Williams will lead the company's largest and most diverse business, both in terms of product variety and customer segments, serving the new residential, home improvement and light commercial market segments through diverse distribution channels and partners.
YKK AP America Inc. hired Peter Mocker as the director of its technology and business solutions group. Mocker will now lead strategy development, execution and planning of the information technology future of YKK AP.
Volkema comes to ODL from Whirlpool Corp., where he spent the past six years in commercial reporting and analytics, sales channel finance, and managing financial operations for 14 North American manufacturing locations.
Current CFO John Linker resigned to pursue another CFO opportunity in a different industry and will transition his responsibilities by the end of March. David Guernsey, currently EVP and president of Jeld-Wen Europe, will serve as acting CFO.
Davis, vice president of Jeld-Wen Excellence Model transformation, oversees leadership teams that develop and implement lean strategies and has developed and deployed A3 problem solving to a global audience of 25,000 associates.
Jerry Konter, a Savannah, Georgia-based home builder and developer with more than 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was elected as the 2022 Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders.
Lujan comes to WDMA from the National Association of Home Builders, where he served as program manager for codes and standards for the past four years and worked closely with Craig Drumheller, WDMA’s new vice president of technical activities.
Together, these three companies and their six manufacturing locations provide storefront and finishing solutions as part of Apogee Enterprises Inc. All three procurement departments report to Born, as supervised by Dean Seger, vice president of integrated supply chain, and guided by Apogee's…
Webb began her time at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association of Canada in 2000, prior to the organization's transition into the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, where Webb led as executive director for nearly two decades.
In his new role, Kunz will lead the company’s finance strategy, budgeting and planning, accounting, financial reporting and investor relations functions, as well as provide strategic direction relating to the company’s information technology efforts.
GED Integrated Solutions Inc. named Steve Lang CEO and president of the company effective Jan. 1, 2022, succeeding Bill Weaver, who has held the post since 2008. GED also promoted Heather Cullion from controller to VP of finance.
In his new position at A+W Software, Schmitt will support the company’s growing North American customer list. He will help customers troubleshoot any issues that arise, including remote and onsite visits to customers to implement upgrades or new software solutions.
As chief human resources officer, Garcia will continue to oversee global human resources and payroll activities for Quanex. Her responsibilities will also include driving recruitment and retainment efforts across Quanex’s international operations.
Quanex Building Products Corp. appointed Jason D. Lippert, age 49, to its Board of Directors effective immediately. The company also announced that William C. Griffiths, age 70, will retire as executive chairman of the board, effective Feb. 21, 2022.
Aaron Blom has joined the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance in the new role of technical training specialist where he will be responsible for conducting and developing FGIA's professional education and technical training programs.
As vice president and chief diversity officer, Gibson accelerates Andersen's work to foster an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees feel respected, valued and driven to realize their full potential.
Thiret has held a multitude of leadership roles within the organization, including serving two separate terms as chairman of the board, and he was the 1998 recipient of the Outstanding Member Award. Having served for many years as the chair of the sites committee, he is credited with evolving AAMA…
Farsad Fotouhi will join Jeld-Wen as vice president of Sustainability and Social Governance, effective Oct. 18, responsible for the company's environmental, social and governance function (ESG) globally.
The International Code Council selected the new officers and directors for its Board of Directors during the Annual Business Meeting at the organization’s Annual Conference in Pittsburgh. The board is responsible for the Code Council’s strategic direction, while also acting as the voice of the…
Kowalewski brings more than 20 years of operations experience in an executive role, with eight of those years in the building products industry, where he developed high-performance teams and global supply chains, while also leading multi-site and multi-national manufacturing locations.
ODL Inc., welcomed Ron Woznick as its new chief financial officer. Woznick joins Chairman and CEO Jeff Mulder, the third generation of the Mulder family to run the company, and President and COO Dave Klein to lead the organization.
Masonite International Corp. appointed Clare Doyle as senior vice president, chief sustainability officer, and Vicky Philemon as senior vice president, general manager, Europe, both effective immediately.
Mike Davis, Avalanche Associates Inc, will represent Sullivan Hardware in Illinois. Jim Plavecsky, president of Windowtech Sales Inc., will represent Sullivan Hardware in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania.
Cornerstone Building Brands Inc. announces Heather Hollis, director of marketing, commercial business unit, will receive the Women in Manufacturing 2021 STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award from The Manufacturing Institute.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance restructured several staff positions at the association. This restructure includes the promotion of Kathy Krafka Harkema from U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager to the newly created position of U.S. technical operations director as of Aug. 1.
The Code Council Board of Directors has appointed 48 members to its Residential Energy Code Consensus Committee and 45 members to its Commercial Energy Code Consensus Committee, one-third of which are governmental regulators.
Quanex Building Products has invested in its North American marketing team and made moves that the company says will allow for more strategic marketing sightlines across the organization, supporting both the North American Fenestration side as well as the North American Cabinet Components division…
Masonite International Corporation appointed Richard Leland as vice president, finance and treasurer. In this role, Rich will have responsibility for all treasury and investor relations activities, as well as the corporate business planning & analysis function.
Winco Window Company, a St. Louis-based manufacturer of architectural and commercial aluminum windows, has announced that its vice president Joe Dietz will be now managing its Midwest sales operations, replacing Tim Cox, who has retired.
Paradigm appointed Daniel Creed as vice president of cloud and information security. As a member of the Paradigm leadership team, Creed will oversee the organization’s cloud technology and information security operations.
Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. nominated Tracey Joubert, Cynthia Marshall and David Nord to its Board of Directors. These nominations, if approved by stockholders at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 29, will expand Jeld-Wen’s Board to 12 members, increasing the number of women to 25 percent and…
Kolbe Windows & Doors promoted Mark Harger to the position of vice president, responsible for the Manawa Division in Wisconsin. In this leadership role, he joins the company's executive team and reports directly to Kolbe's president Jeff DeLonay.
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association installed its new leadership team at the WDMA Board of Directors meeting on February 26. At the meeting, the Board elected Steve Tourek of Marvin as the association's 2021-2023 chair.
Paradigm added Jason Oefstedahl to its team as an account executive. He will focus on Paradigm Vendo and Paradigm View, both designed to support remodeling sales professionals, according to the company.
ODL Inc., a products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, bolstered its executive ranks with the addition a of Celeste Wegener as vice president of product and brand management.
Rod Hershberger, co-founder of PGT Innovations and chairman of the board of directors, was recently elected as an Architectural Products Council (APC) director on the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance’s board of directors for a two-year term.
Deceuninck North America announces two appointments to its executive leadership team, effective immediately. Lytia Watson joins as vice president of human resources, and Brian Haigis is the new vice president of finance and accounting.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance hired Amy Roberts as its new director of Canadian and technical glass operations. Roberts will be training with Marg Webb, FGIA glass products and Canadian industry affairs director, prior to Webb's retirement later in 2021.
Rick Cross joins the Paradigm sales team as an account executive. In his role, Cross will concentrate on new business development, account management and driving innovation with Paradigm customers, says the company.
Paradigm hired Cory Kellum, a sales professional with hands-on experience in the construction trades and more than a dozen years in account management roles ranging from real estate sales to SaaS technology.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. announced the planned retirement of Christopher Klein, executive chairman, from the company’s board of directors effective at the close of business on Dec. 31, 2020. Klein’s departure from the board is part of the company’s multi-year transition plan to…
Roto Frank of America Inc. hired Mayela Vela as its new human resources manager. Vela joins the Roto team after previously working in HR management and development roles for mid- and large-sized global manufacturing companies in the U.S. and Mexico.
Officials from the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance announced the departure of Nathalie Thibault, technical manager, Glass Products and Canadian Industry Affairs, effective Aug. 28. Thibault joined the organization in February.
Palmer-Donavin promoted Matt Butzier to serve as chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1, which is a new role for the company. Butzier reports directly to CEO Robyn Pollina and is responsible for sales and operations for both the Building Material Division and Door Division.
YKK AP America has hired Rick Cawston as general manager of residential sales. In this position, Cawston will strengthen relationships with window and door dealers by supporting both the sales and customer service teams.
Bob Woodward Jr., chairman of the board at Palmer-Donavin, announced that Robyn Pollina, current CFO at Palmer-Donavin, has been named CEO of Palmer-Donavin succeeding retiring CEO, Ron Calhoun, effective Aug. 1.
Deceuninck North America named Joren Knockaert as its new president and CEO. Knockaert succeeds Filip Geeraert, who announced his retirement this spring and who will now serve as chairman of the Deceuninck North America Board of Directors.
Mike Piqeur will take on the role of managing director at Deventer on July 1, reports Roto Frank Fenster and Türtechnologie GmbH. The current managing director, Lüder Pflügner, is retiring after 13 years in this position.
Filip Geeraert, Deceuninck North America president and CEO, will retire from his position with the company, effective July 1, 2020. Geeraert will serve as the chairman of the Deceuninck North America board of directors following his departure.
Soft Tech hired James Whitehouse as program manager to the implementation team. Whitehouse brings with him years of leadership experience in the industrial, energy and construction industries across the U.K. and the U.S., according to the company.
Soft Tech appointed Bob Koegler as global operations manager, based out of the U.S. Koegler has over 35 years’ experience in the commercial construction industry, most recently serving as Southeastern Service Centre Manager for Assa Abloy.
Sherri Baker, senior vice president and chief financial officer for PGT Innovations, was appointed to serve on the board for Girls Inc. of Sarasota County, a nonprofit organization that focuses on innovative programs to help prepare young women to lead successful, independent and healthy lives.
Soft Tech promoted Darryl Huber, strategic account manager – North America to vice president global customer strategy as of February 2020. This new role will see Huber joining the senior leadership team, leading a global team of Soft Tech’s strategic account managers.
World Millwork Alliance appointed Jeffery Williams as its new director of membership. Williams brings to the position more than 30 years of executive management experience in the millwork industry, including most recently as corporate millwork manager for OrePac Building Products, a Wilsonville,…
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance hired Nathalie Thibault, who will serve the organization as Technical Manager, Glass Products and Canadian Industry Affairs. Throughout 2020, Thibault will shadow FGIA Glass Products and Canadian Industry Affairs Director Marg Webb to prepare to take…
Michelle Blackston joins the National Fenestration Rating Council as senior director of communications and marketing. She will oversee the organization’s communications’ initiatives including internal communications, marketing, public relations and media outreach.
Roto Frank of America Inc. promoted Chris Griffin to design engineering manager. Griffin started in the company's research and design department and previously held the position of senior design engineer at Roto. Read More
The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the following three new board members: Jim Stathopoulos, Ajay Glass Co.; Mark Chapman, Chapman Windows, Doors and Siding; and Ron Crowl, FeneTech, Inc.
The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the following three new board members: Jim Stathopoulos, Ajay Glass Co.; Mark Chapman, Chapman Windows, Doors and Siding; and Ron Crowl, FeneTech Inc. Read More