Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced Brian Pigney as the national architectural manager for the Great Lakes region.

Pigney will focus on delivering product, technology and service solutions to architects, specification writers, glazing contractors, façade consultants and Vitro Certified™ fabricators for the commercial construction market in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Chicago and northern Illinois.

Pigney has been in the commercial construction industry for more than 30 years and has been influential with Chicago architects and developers who design and construct window wall systems, according to the company.

“Brian has more than 30 years of experience in the glass and commercial glazing industries, and we’re confident that he will be an invaluable part of our architectural management team,” says Glenn Davis, vice president, international sales and business development for Vitro. “Brian knows what architects and developers are looking for, and the breadth of his experience has given him the skills to connect them with the right materials for their projects.”

Pigney holds an associate degree in computer and information sciences and support services from Robert Morris University Illinois in Chicago. His previous experience includes serving as a project manager for Chicago-based glazing company Harmon and as a sales manager with Christopher Glass & Aluminum.

Pigney succeeds Daniel Sutton, formerly national architectural manager for the Great Lakes region, who was recently named product manager for value added products.