September 15, 2011
The National Glass Association announced Chris Mammen as the association's new chairman of the board. He took the office Sept. 14 at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, in Atlanta. President of M3 Glass Technologies, Mammen has served on the board since 2006.New executive officers are Chairman-Elect Bill Evans of Evans Glass Co. and Treasurer Robert Brown of Brown's...
August 31, 2011
Donald Francis McNabb, 80, died Friday, August 26. A member of the National Glass Association board of directors from 1991-1993, McNabb acquired sole ownership of Penn Allen Glass Co. and Berks Lehigh Glass in 1979, serving as president and chairman of the board until his retirement in 1995.Active in the glass industry's professional associations, he served as chairman of the National Glaziers...
August 30, 2011
Saint-Gobain announced the appointment of John Crowe as president and CEO of both Saint-Gobain Corp. and CertainTeed Corp., Saint-Gobain's largest North American subsidiary.Crowe takes on these two roles effective Sept. 1. As president and CEO of Saint-Gobain Corp., he will act as Saint-Gobain's representative in North America, overseeing the company's North American businesses and...
August 25, 2011
Tim Nass has been appointed vice president of national sales for Safti First, responsible for working closely with architects and contract glaziers while overseeing the company's national network of architectural sales representatives."I am thrilled about this opportunity and even more excited that it is happening at Safti First," Nass said, in an Aug. 25 release. "This is a very...
August 8, 2011
Apogee Enterprises Inc. has named Joseph Puishys president and CEO, effective Aug. 22. Puishys, 53, joins the company from Fortune 100 manufacturer Honeywell. He replaces 25-year company veteran Russ Huffer, who is stepping down as CEO and director of the board."Russ Huffer leaves behind a legacy of growth and innovation at Apogee. We thank Russ for his leadership and many years of...
August 1, 2011
The Guardian Industries board of directors has named general counsel David Jaffe a vice president of the corporation. Jaffe also holds the position of secretary, according to an Aug. 1 company release.Jaffe joined Guardian in 1990 as assistant general counsel. In 1996, he moved to Luxembourg to start the Guardian legal department's European branch. He returned to the United States in...
June 14, 2011
The Guardian Industries board of directors has named Steven D. Ziessler president of Guardian Building Products. He will succeed Duane Faulkner, who is retiring after more than 30 years as division president, according to a June 14 release.Ziessler will oversee the worldwide operations of Guardian's building products business including manufacturing, marketing, distribution and product...
June 10, 2011
Officials of PPG Industries, Pittsburgh,announced June 10 that David Navikas, vice president and controller, has been appointed senior vice president, finance, and CFO, effective June 10, 2011. Navikas succeeds Robert Dellinger, who has announced his resignation for personal health-related reasons as of June 30, according to a release.
June 7, 2011
MetzGedneyRogstadOfficials of Safti First, San Francisco, announced the addition of the following representatives to its growing sales team:Tom Metz of Metz Enterprises, Inc., will cover the Southern California (greater Los Angeles) area. He has more than 40 years of experience in the glass and glazing industry, and currently also represents Wausau Window and Wall Systems, D&D Architectural...
May 17, 2011
The Texas Glass Association announced that Deron Patterson, sales development manager for PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, has been named president elect to the 2011-2012 board of directors. Patterson joined TGA in 1999, when he entered the glass business as an employee of the Guardian Industries float glass plant in Corsicana, Texas. The following year, he accepted a position in outside...