PGT Innovations (PGTI) has announced the appointment of Mike Wothe as president of Western Window Systems, effective December 2, 2019. In this role, Wothe will be responsible for all aspects of the business, including strategy, sales and marketing, operations, and profit and loss statements.
Wothe succeeds Scott Gates, who is leaving the company on January 31, 2020, to form an entrepreneurial clothing company with charitable aspirations. Gates and Wothe will work together over the next two months to help ensure the smooth transition, the company reports.
“Mike is a collaborative leader with a strong record of success, and we are pleased to welcome him to PGT Innovations,” said CEO and president Jeff Jackson. “Mike brings decades of operations and industry experience, as well as a strong understanding of customer relations.”
Prior to joining PGTI, Wothe was president at Cardinal LG Company, a residential glass manufacturer for doors and windows.