Volume 48, Issue 4 - June/July/August 2009

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PERSONNEL CHANGES


ProVia Restructures Marketing Department
ProVia Door has restructured its marketing department and has added marketing responsibilities for its recent purchase, Heartland Siding, to its existing ProVia marketing team.

With these changes, two new positions have been created. Joe Klink has been promoted to communications manager and will oversee public relations, corporate events, online and offline electronic tools, and technical support functions for both companies. Lynn Angle has been promoted to graphic design manager. In her new role, Angle will be responsible for all elements of the graphic design processes for both companies.


New Roles for Leaders at ABC Supply Co. Inc.
ABC Supply Co. Inc. in Beloit, Wis., has made some changes to its management team and says it is because of the company’s continued commitment to growth and development.

Keith Rozolis has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Rozolis will lead ABC Supply’s branch and manufacturing operations and affiliated and divisional companies, and will continue to oversee ABC Supply’s marketing and merchandising groups. Rozolis has been with ABC Supply for ten years, previously serving as senior vice president of strategic marketing and planning.

Brent Fox has been promoted to vice president of divisional operations. He will oversee four of the company’s business unit: Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc., Amcraft Building Products, a private labeler of siding, windows, doors and accessories; ABC Supply’s Catalog Division; and Town & Country Industries. Fox has been with ABC Supply for 26 years, most recently as vice president of merchandising and purchasing.

Brad Money has been promoted to vice president of manufacturing operations. Reporting to him are Mule-Hide Manufacturing, American Construction Metals, and Vande Hey Raleigh. He had previously served as general manager of Mule-Hide Manufacturing.

Kim Hendricks has been named to the newly created position of vice president of organizational development. Previously, she was a vice president of ABC Supply and president of Mule-Hide Products.

Mike Schwarz has been promoted to director of marketing and business intelligence. He will oversee the company’s marketing research and business intelligence, sales support, pricing, merchandising and advertising areas. He most recently served as manager of pricing and merchandise analysis.

Mary Groessl has been promoted to director of business development. In her new role, she will support new strategic business and operational initiatives, will be responsible for ABC Supply’s real estate department and will provide oversight of the company’s risk management group. She had been manager of business planning.

 

RETIREMENTS
Snodgrass Retires from Contact Industries
Jim Snodgrass, sales manager and vice president of export sales for Contact Industries of Clackamas, Ore., has retired from the company after 25 years.

“Jim’s expertise and insights will be missed,” says Peter McKibbin, vice president. “He deserves much of the credit for establishing the Contact Industries brand in the marketplace. We wish him all the best for a long and happy retirement.”

Snodgrass’ responsibilities have been divided among the remaining sales staff, including sales managers Pete Himes, Duane Roth, Greg Wiltjer, and Ernie Glanville.

Snodgrass plans to retire in Lake Oswego, Ore., where he and his wife, Kathy, currently reside.


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