José Núñez-Regueiro has joined Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) as vice president of research and development. Mary Carol Witry has been appointed the company’s chief strategy officer.

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In this new role, Núñez-Regueiro will oversee research and product development efforts for OBE. He will establish quality and customer service metrics which leverage the company’s existing innovations. Further, he will lead the development of technology and product innovations.

He has more than 15 years of leadership experience in strategic planning, business development and product innovation. Prior to joining OBE, he held senior leadership roles and developed and executed product development, regional corporate strategy, and led market initiatives with Guardian Industries Corp. His research initiatives resulted in the development of numerous products from specification to production, resulting in 15 patents, and he participated in transformational technology development.

Witry will focus on professional strategy development and supporting corporate growth initiatives. Her background includes leading a multitude of diverse OBE operations.

She will help establish key strategic priorities and lead a comprehensive strategic planning process. Serving as a dedicated resource across the entire operating platform, she will bring focus to leverage OBE’s strengths, identify growth opportunities and analyze existing and new global markets for architectural glass, aluminum glazing systems, and glazing supplies and hardware.

She has 30 years of experience in a variety of facets of the building envelope industry. In 2004, she joined OBE as vice president of architectural and technical services. Prior to joining OBE, she served as vice president and board member at Trainor Glass Company from 1998 to 2004.