Kawneer-Tom VanSumeren[1]
Tom VanSumeren
Kawneer Co. appointed Tom VanSumeren vice president of North America operations and Cherlyn Foster general manager of Kawneer Windows.

VanSumeren began with Alcoa in 1992 as senior manufacturing engineer for its technical center and later held various leadership positions in the automotive business.

In 2006, he joined Alcoa’s Kawneer business as the corporate technical manager and later served as plant manager for its curtainwall and window plant in Springdale, Ark. In 2011, he was appointed general manager of Kawneer Windows.

Cherlyn Foster
Cherlyn Foster

Foster joined Alcoa in 1998, where she most recently worked as manufacturing manager for metal finishing and for the automotive business.

Prior to this role, she held a range of managerial positions including plant manager for the Alcoa Aerospace Center in Hutchinson, Kan.

“We are committed to building a team of talented, service-oriented employees to drive growth,” says Diana Perreiah, president of Alcoa Building and Construction Systems/Kawneer. “Tom and Cherlyn embody the talent we seek and have proven records of success across Kawneer and Alcoa.”