Effective November 7, 2013, Attila Ar-ian has been appointed as the new president of Schuco USA LLLP. Prior to his engagement with Schuco, Arian served as president of the New York-based U.S. operation of seele, a German-based high-end glazing contractor. Besides building an efficient organization, Arian has been personally responsible for a number of highprofile building envelope projects, according to the announcement.
Arian has an engineering degree from TU Darmstadt/Germany and more than 23 years of senior and executive level experience in residential and commercial construction both in the U.S. and in Europe. He has been living and working in the U.S. for more than 13 years and has a profound understanding of the U.S. construction market and the glazing industry, especially of the premium sector. In 2012 USGlass magazine named Arian one of the “Industry’s Most Influential People.”
“We are very pleased that Mr. Arian joined our team. We are convinced that we will be able to deepen the understanding of our brand and to continue Schuco’s growth in the North American market,” says Christian Schell, senior vice president new markets of Schuco International KG. “He has a proven track record in the U.S. with high-end products engineered in Germany. Mr. Arian’s appointment is another milestone in our on-going commitment to this very important market.”