Lori Schock has been named Wausau Window and Wall Systems’ vice president of sales and marketing. Schock, who brings more than 20 years of management experience, most recently served as general manager of Hilti North America’s East Great Lakes and Steel Services division.
“We are excited to have Lori join us,” says Wausau president Jim Waldron. “We’ve been searching for the perfect leader who has a proven record of supporting steady growth, has developed high-performing teams and has developed new markets, as well as someone who has a strong understanding of commercial and industrial construction products. It was a tall order and we took our time to find the best person for this key position.”
Schock will manage Wausau’s team of market managers, regional sales managers, local architectural sales representatives and manufacturer’s representatives. In addition to directing the sales and marketing team, she will oversee industry affiliations, new markets, new products and marketing including communications, promotions, advertising and trade show activities.
Schock previously worked as vice president of strategic marketing at Hilti before being promoted to division general manager. Prior to Hilti, she worked as director of strategic marketing for Crane Company’s highly engineered, fluid handling product segments. Earlier in her career, she established Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Shanghai and served as its director of sales and marketing, after serving in other positions with the company. Schock also spent time as a merger and acquisitions associate at Goldman Sachs & Co.’s investment banking division and as a supply chain consultant at Henkel/Cognis Corporation.
Before earning an MBA from Harvard Business School, Schock graduated with a bachelor’s of science in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati.