Volume 11, Issue 2 - March/April 2009

industry insiders
people in the news

Huff Named President/CEO for Go-Glass
Go-Glass Corp. in Salisbury, Md., has appointed Thomas W. Huff to president and chief executive officer.

Since joining Go-Glass in 2005, Huff has held a variety of management positions including manager of the company’s Seaford location and manager of Delaware operations. In addition to his operational responsibilities, Huff was responsible for the integration of an acquired business and several marketing, information technology and operational projects, according to the company. 

Connie Nelson to Take over Nelson Marketing; Rick Nelson to Rep Bohle Products in California
Rick Nelson, founder of Nelson Marketing in Garden Valley, Calif., a company most recently known for its development of the GlassBot™ windshield removal tool, has taken on a new role as sales and operations manager for Bohle America’s new West Coast facility. His wife, Connie Nelson, has become president of Nelson Marketing.

“Connie has always been at my side from our time running our own glass shop, Georgetown Glass, where she was office manager for 10 years, to working the trade show booths for the BTB USA sales office,” says Rick Nelson. “She managed imports and exports while in that position as well. Connie is familiar with all aspects of auto glass as she would normally be on the other end of a windshield when we were working together in our shop.

Mason Joins Dow Automotive Aftermarket
Scott Mason recently joined Dow Automotive’s aftermarket business as senior account executive. He is responsible for managing relationships with key installer and distribution customers throughout North America.  

Mason joined Dow Automotive in 1994 and has held supply chain and customer service positions where he was responsible for product management for North American tier customers. Since 2006 he has led the Dow Automotive customer service team in Auburn Hills, Mich..  Mason holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Central Michigan University. He is certified in production and inventory management by the Association for Operations Management and is Six Sigma Green Belt-certified.

TeleGlass National Appoints Managing Director
Sheila O’Toole recently was named as managing director of TeleGlass National Corp. O’Toole brings 18 years of auto glass experience to the position, most recently as regional director of sales and service at Pilkington North America. 

“I’ve lived the daily complexities and challenges of the auto glass service business for more than 18 years,” says O’Toole. “In that time, I’ve developed long-standing relationships with the country’s preeminent auto glass providers and in turn, have acquired a keen understand

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