Volume 10, Issue 5 - September/October 2008
“As our company embarks on its next phase of growth, we identified key areas that needed to be elevated because of their importance in how they will contribute to the success of the organization,” says Tom Feeney, president and chief executive officer of Belron US. “Dino, Pete and Mark each bring a business sense, industry knowledge and strong leadership skill set that has earned them a spot on our senior leadership team.”
Lanno and Pearson both joined the company in 1989. Placenti was hired in 2005.
The Belron US senior leadership team also includes Feeney, Rich Harrison, senior vice president and chief operations officer, Doug Herron, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Mark Smolik, senior vice president, general counsel and ethics officer, and a to-be named senior vice president of human resources.
IGD Names Angad Director of Purchasing
Angad will be based in the company’s warehouse in Vaughan, Ontario.
Horvath Retires from PPG; Kirby
Appointed Customer Service Manager
Horvath has held a variety of positions since he joined the company’s auto glass distribution arm in 1977. Kirby joined PPG in 1998 as a chemical engineer for the chlor-alkalai & derivatives business in Natrium, W.Va., and has held various roles since he joined to the auto glass replacement business in 2003.
HSG Appoints Stagner as Executive VP HSG - CodeBlue™ recently appointed David Stagner as executive vice president of sales for the Eau Claire, Wis.-based company. In this capacity, Stagner will oversee all strategic and business development initiatives related to acquiring and supporting property and casualty insurance clients.
Prior to joining the company, Stagner spent 16 years at Safelite Group Inc.
D E A T H S
“It’s an easy enough project to do,” says Meyers. “Upon
asking why she was looking to have the center console removed,
the customer told me that her friend’s snake had
gotten loose and was coiled up under the center console,”
he says. “I removed all the seat bolts and gently pulled up
center console. There it was—a 6-foot python curled up.
The customer was happy, and I think the snake was