Volume 10, Issue 8 - October 2009

Ones to Watch

Andersen Corp. Names Jay Lund President and COO
Andersen Corp. has named Jay Lund has its new president and chief operating officer, effective September 1. Lund reports to Jim Humphrey, who remains chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of the board.

Lund is Andersen’s tenth president. He joined the company in 1985 and has held a number of leadership positions in sales and marketing management. In 2006, Lund was named group senior vice president of sales, marketing and logistics, with additional responsibilities for Andersen subsidiaries Eagle Window & Door, KML Windows and Renewal by Andersen. In 2008, he was named president of the Andersen Window and Door Group, at which time he also was appointed to the board of directors.

As CEO, Humphrey will continue to be responsible for the overall performance of the corporation as well as focusing on the long-term strategic direction of the company.

Longtime Marvin President Passes Away

Marvin Windows and Doors former president William Sibley “Bill” Marvin passed away on August 31 at his home in Warroad, Minn., at the age of 92.

Marvin, a University of Minnesota alumnus, worked briefly for General Mills directly after graduation before returning to Warroad in 1939, where joined his father’s company, Marvin Lumber and Cedar Company, as its eighth employee. Soon afterwards, the company began building custom wood door and window frames to stay busy during the winter season.

Marvin later pushed to expand the company’s offering to complete doors and windows, so that it eventually came to be known as Marvin Windows and Doors. Marvin assumed the company’s presidency and chairmanship in 1960. He most recently served as honorary chairman of Marvin Windows and Doors.

Marvin was a past president and a member of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association for 45 years, and also served on its board of directors. He also was involved in the Northwestern Minnesota Manufacturing Association and served as the director of the National Woodwork Manufacturers Association from 1979-1981, as well as being a member for a number of years.


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