Architectural glass fabricator Viracon has appointed Annette Panning as its new director of marketing.

Annette Panning
Annette Panning

Panning joins Viracon with director-level experience leading global marketing, marketing communications and brand initiatives. She also has experience in product development management and international marketing management practices.

“I am thrilled that Annette has joined our team,” says Garret Henson, vice president of sales and marketing. “Her marketing and leadership strengths encompass everything we were searching for. We are entrusting Annette to add value to our strategies and tactics, assist us in executing our plans, and deliver market share gains across our product portfolio.”

Panning most recently spent more than seven years with Andersen Corp., where she served as its segment marketing manager. She has also worked for companies such as PENTAIR and Graco Inc.

Panning received her undergraduate degree and MBA at Minnesota State University. She has also taken programs at the Carlson School of Management and international business coursework at the Minnesota World Trade Center.