Volume 14, Issue 1 - January/February 2013
Ones To Watch
During the past three years, Wilson has been successful in implementing best practices throughout the organization in areas of finance, operations and information technology. He will be responsible for the overall day-to-day activities and will oversee the company’s Canadian and U.S. operations, as well as the company’s sales team.
LaBelle Heads Up Fenestration at Sika
Sneh Kumar of Kawneer (fenestration industry representative) was one NFRC board member selected to serve a three-year term. Also chosen as NFRC board members were Jeff Baker of WestLab Canada (laboratory category), Mahabir Bhandari of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (general interest category) and Gary Curtis of Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (general interest category). In addition, NFRC also established a new executive committee. The committee named Steve Strawn of JELD-WEN as the chair, Baker as the vice-chair and Steve Farrar of Guardian Industries as the committee’s secretary. Kumar will be the committee’s treasurer, Joe Hayden of Pella is the previous chair and Jim Krahn of Marvin will be the ombudsman.
Sid Spear has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing and will have oversight over Simonton’s North American sales and marketing organizations. Steve Gillhouse has been named vice president sales-East. Tom Danisch has been named vice president sales-Central. Pete Placido will remain vice president sales-West. These vice presidents will report to Spear.