PGT Innovations Welcomes Eric Kowalewski as Executive VP of Florida Operations
September 13, 2021
PGT Innovations recently named Eric Kowalewski as executive vice president of Florida operations.
Kowalewski brings more than 20 years of operations experience in an executive role, with eight of those years in the building products industry, where he developed high-performance teams and global supply chains, while also leading multi-site and multi-national manufacturing locations. Most recently, Kowalewski served as senior vice president of operations for Cornerstone Building Brands Residential Group. While there, he was responsible for safety, manufacturing, strategic sourcing, purchasing, engineering, new product development, logistics, quality, forecasting, process improvement and automation for 23 manufacturing plants supporting sales in the Americas.
“As our company continues to grow, we are excited to have Eric join our PGT Innovations family,” says Jeff Jackson, PGT Innovations president and CEO. “His broad and impressive operations experience, coupled with his dedication to customer relationships and team development, makes him a solid fit for our organization.”
Kowalewski is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Additionally, Kowalewski is a community advocate, volunteering at organizations such as United Way, PAL and Autism Society of America. He will be based out of the PGT Innovations corporate headquarters in North Venice, Florida.