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Veka Welcomes New Personnel

St. John
St. John

Veka announced the addition of several people to its team. 

John St. John Joins as Sales Account Manager for Window & Door Division

John St. John, with an extensive background in the window fabrication industry, assumes the role of sales account manager for Veka's window and door division.

St. John was previously with PH Tech Inc. in Quebec, Canada, as regional sales manager and as founder of Aptus Sales Group Inc. St. John will work under the guidance of Divisional Sales Manager Jeff Faulk.

Kerstin Kress promoted to Director of Human Resources

As Veka in-house counsel and compliance officer, Kress has continually earned additional responsibilities and become a part of the Serving Leadership program. Kress' understanding of the company's values, combined with her expertise in policy and people management, make her equipped to lead Veka's human resources department as her primary role while upholding her legal obligations

Shawn McGonigle Appointed as Senior Buyer


Shawn McGonigle brings his procurement experience to Veka as the newly appointed senior buyer. With a background in strategic sourcing, McGonigle will lead Veka's purchasing efforts and enhance its recycling program. His role will aid in optimizing procurement processes and driving sustainability initiatives. McGonigle will be under the supervision of Laura Thoma, who serves as the director of materials management at Veka.

Andrew Sadley Assumes Role as Manager of Process Engineering and Quality

Andrew Sadley, a seasoned engineering professional with a background in mechanical engineering and extensive management experience, joins Veka as the manager of process engineering and quality. His expertise in advanced manufacturing, process optimization and quality management will aid in enhancing Veka's safety, operational efficiency and product quality.

Abigail Eck and Travis Coble Bring Expertise to the HR and Finance Teams

Coming to Veka from Vesuvius, Abigail Eck joins Veka as an HR generalist, bringing knowledge of HR practices and a track record in managing employee relations, recruitment and benefits administration. Travis Coble assumes the role of assistant controller, leveraging his 30 years of accounting experience to oversee cash accounting, taxation and business analysis. Kerstin Kress, Veka's HR director, and Glenn Taborski, treasurer and controller, welcomed Eck and Coble to their respective teams.

Dominic Greco Enhances Maintenance Department as Reliability Technician

Dominic Greco, a seasoned maintenance professional with certifications in electrical maintenance and project management, joins Veka as a reliability technician. Dominic's expertise in ensuring equipment reliability and minimizing downtime will help in optimizing Veka's operations and maximizing productivity.