Volume 42, Issue 5 - May 2007
Rupert was recognized for his leadership of the PPG team that developed Solarban 70XL. Rupert is a 33-year veteran of the PPG performance glazings technical and product development team. The introduction of Solarban 70XL glass was the result of his three-year leadership effort, which encompassed every aspect of the product’s development, from identifying customer needs and expectations to overseeing research and development.
“DJ has done an excellent job in his role as vice president of direct sales and service,” says Lloyd Talbert, president. “Now, he will also be responsible for managing and directing the technical sales division, which consists of five distinct business groups/brands: commercial hardware, architectural hardware, shower hardware, transaction/hospitality hardware and key accounts. These are the fastest growing areas of the company, and DJ has been instrumental in developing new business in these areas over the past several years.”
Viracon Promotes Ryan Hoffman to Architectural Field Sales
Hoffman holds a bachelor’s of art in marketing from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he majored in international business.
Dlubak Promotes Mark Kearns
Kearns previously held the position of sales manager and has been with the company since 1999. Prior to joining Dlubak Corp., he was a senior project manager with Naturlite Skylight Systems in Terrell, Texas. new hires
ITW Red Head Names Two Managers, Field Engineer
The company named Gerry Adams national sales and marketing manager. He holds a master’s of business administration degree from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University.
In addition, Bill Dubon joined the company as an engineering manager. He has a masters of business administration from the Keller Institute in Oak Brook, Ill., and a bachelors of science degree in electro-mechanical engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Monterrey, Mexico.
Coastal Hires Cobb as Regional Sales Manager
Cobb earned a bachelors of science in business administration with a concentration in finance from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. He has four years of experience in sales.
Snyder to Head IBA’s Northeast Operations
Snyder brings more than 22 years of experience with exterior window and wall systems, including custom designed window walls, ballistic and bomb-resistant fenestration and hurricane-resistant systems. His expertise includes specification and detail preparation, mock-up and field-testing, as well as all aspects of fenestration design, manufacture and installation. Snyder holds a CSI certification and received his bachelor’s degree from Alfred University.
Truseal Enhances Marketing and Sales Staff
In addition, Greg Bennett was promoted to regional sales manager, responsible for the Southwestern United States and Mexico. Bennett has been with Truseal for eight years in various sales positions.
Cimmino Joins ADCO as Sales Manager
Cimmino brings sales and marketing experience in chemicals and adhesives, having served in senior positions for Reichhold, Ashland Chemical and Henkel Corp. He has a masters of science in marketing and a bachelors degree in business from Cleveland State University.
“Jan was a strong and vibrant woman with a huge heart and a ton of class. She not only planned great meetings, she was that welcoming face you always looked forward to seeing and catching up with,” says Rich Walker, AAMA president and chief executive officer. “We know that many of our members feel the same way about her and will miss her as well.”