COMINGS AND GOINGS
Deceuninck Names Geeraert CEO in Light of Parrish Resignation
Deceuninck North America has appointed Filip Geeraert to serve
as the company’s chief executive officer. Geeraert, who previously served
as executive vice president and chief financial officer, succeeded Mark
Parrish, who resigned to take a position at Stuart Dean, an international
provider of fine architectural restoration and surface preservation.
In addition, the company also has named Scott Sheffield vice president
of North America operations and has hired David Jacobson to serve
as director of marketing and innovation.
Sheffield now oversees and directs all manufacturing operations at Deceuninck’s
facility in Monroe, Ohio, including materials research, compounding, tool
manufacturing, extrusion, supply chain and logistics.
Jacobson will direct the company’s marketing and will oversee the company’s
ongoing efforts related to product innovation and design.
Quanex Hires New Employees
Quanex Building Products Corp. has three new associates in its Engineered
Products Group. The company has hired Andrea North as product marketing
manager for fenestration components; Andrew Behrend as sales representative;
and Tracy Earnhart as product marketing specialist, insulating
North has more than 10 years of product and customer knowledge and previously
served as quality manager and product manager for Homeshield.
Behrend has more than 24 years of sales experience. For the past seven
years he worked for JELD-WEN Windows and Doors
Wareham Joins Ventana USA as Product Manager
Ventana USA has hired Jeff Wareham to serve as product manager
for the company’s new line of “Euro Products.”
Wareham has been in the fenestration and glass industries for more than
25 years. In his new role, he will support the company in marketing tilt-and-turn
windows, swing doors, fold-and-slide doors, and lift-and-slide doors.
ProVia Door Announces Management Promotions,
ProVia Door has promoted Phil Wengerd to the role of vice president
of market strategies, Joe Klink to director of corporate relations
and Dave Miller to corporate director of pricing. In addition,
the company has hired Cindy Miller as corporate director of marketing.
Wengerd has been with ProVia since 1989, and has served in several positions,
most recently as the company’s director of marketing. Wengerd now is responsible
for the company’s corporate-level strategies related to market growth,
customer and market research and analysis, new product development, and
the management of intellectual property.
Klink has been with ProVia Door since 2001, and most recently served as
communications manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for advertising
and public relations for all ProVia companies, event coordination, media
relations and assisting customers with developing effective marketing
Dave Miller has been with ProVia since 1992, and most recently served
as pricing manager. He is now responsible for developing pricing for all
ProVia companies, maintaining customer discounts and pricing databases,
generating printed pricing programs, managing co-op programs, and assisting
the vice president of market strategies with research and analysis.
Cindy Miller is responsible for managing services and personnel relating
to brand support, graphic design, e-business solutions, technical information
and samples and displays. Prior to joining ProVia, she served as director
of marketing for Lauren Manufacturing and Lauren International.
Adhesives Research Inc. has promoted George Stolakis to
the position of president and Scott Knorr to the position of vice
president and general manager of the Adhesives Research division
Premier Industrial Supply Inc. has named Gary
Krysiak as its new senior technical director for its research and
HTL LLC has hired Jeff McGovern as its new
operations manager and Ryan Hedgepeth as thermal engineering specialist
Sunrise Windows, based in Temperance, Mich., has
appointed Scott Ulbick as its newest territory manager serving
Ohio, Kentucky and Eastern Indiana.
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