Volume 13, Issue 6 - July/August 2012
Ones To Watch
Kenyon has a masterís degree in organizational development from Bowling Green State University and a bachelorís in business administration from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Associated Materials, he served in various management positions at OM Group and Danaher Corp.
PGT Announces New Executive Appointments
In addition, the company also named Debbie LaPinska as the vice president of customer relations. This newly formed position serves as the customer advocate and provides a comprehensive and authoritative view of the customer at the highest level to the organization, according to the announcement, which also said ďthis important role solidifies the customer experience across all levels of the company to ensure greater customer value and increased loyalty.Ē
Atrium Corp. Appoints Senior Vice President of Operations
Prior to joining Atrium, Monks spent five years at Pentair Water Corp., where he served as vice president of operational excellence and vice president of global operations for its Engineered Flow Business Unit. Prior to that, he held several management positions with Eaton Corp.ís Aerospace Business Unit.
Monks holds a masterís degree from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelorís degree from the University of Wisconsin.
Louisiana-Pacific Names Curt Stevens as CEO
Stevens, 59, joined LP in 1997 and has held senior management positions throughout his career at the company. He was appointed to the interim position of executive vice president, chief operating officer in December 2011. Previously, he served as executive vice president, administration and CFO from May 2002 to December 2011. He also served as vice president, treasurer and CFO. He is also a member of the board of directors of Quanex Building Products.
Croskey replaces outgoing chairman Peter Walters, who completed two terms as board chair. Walters remains a member of the board.
Croskey began his career at Guardianís first float glass plant in Carleton, Mich., and went on to hold several posts at the companyís Kingsburg, Calif., float glass plant, ultimately responsible for the companyís West Coast operations, including float and fabrication facilities. In 1988 he was named the companyís employee of the year. Before joining Guardian, Croskey worked for General Motors Corp.