Volume 41, Issue 4 - April 2006
Paul Williams, vice president of sales and marketing for Basco, a shower enclosure manufacturer in Mason, Ohio, announced the promotion of
Linda Garman to the newly-created position of director of marketing communications and the hiring of
Jeff Roy as director of customer service.
The Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) building envelope contractors (BEC) division has appointed Henry Taylor of Kawneer Co. Inc. as the new chairperson of its technical committee. He succeeds Charles Clift of Curtain Wall Design & Consulting Inc.
Taylor currently manages a newly formed architectural services team for Kawneer, where he works as the company’s contact for AIA CES programs. He also works with the United States Green Building Council as Kawneer’s contact for promoting its products for their interaction with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
Taylor graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in marketing.
Prior to joining the Royal/Gunther team, he was the national sales manager for a commercial window manufacturer. Lesniak has extensive background in the construction industry coupled with the product and territory development.
Edgetech Names New Sales and Marketing Assistant
Carrie Wilson has accepted the position of sales and marketing assistant for Edgetech I.G. Inc. Wilson’s responsibilities include coordinating customer in-house visits, assisting sales agreement processes, equipment delivery, training logistics and managing marketing collateral inventories.
Prior to joining Edgetech, Wilson was a dealer customer service representative at Wayne Dalton Corp. She holds a bachelor of science in business from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio.
Duguay Joins INEX Spacer as Distribution Sales Manager
Robert “Bob” Duguay has joined INEX Spacer Inc. as distributor sales manager. Duguay will be responsible for Canadian sales of the company’s spacers as well as related products and equipment from its distribution subsidiary, Thermo Distribution.
In addition, he will help in the expansion of Thermo Distribution’s market into the United States.
Duguay has held positions in sales, procurement, operations and management in the glass industry. Most recently, he served as a territory manager for Guardian Industries.
Davies Named Solutia Senior VP, CPFilms’ President
Kent Davies has been hired senior vice president at Solutia Inc. and will serve as president of the company’s subsidiary CPFilms Inc. In this role, Davies will report directly to Jeff Quinn, president and chief executive officer of Solutia. Davies replaces Ken Vickers, who has been named chairman emeritus.
Davies most recently served as vice president of marketing, research and development and regulatory affairs for United Industries Corp., a lawn and garden and household insect control company.
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