Volume 11, Issue 5 - September/October 2009

industry insiders
people in the news


Glass America Promotes Edwards to VP of Business Support
Glass America has promoted Nathan Edwards to the position of vice president of business support. Edwards reports to David Rohlfing, president and chief executive officer of the company.

As vice president of business support, Edwards’ new role will include managing the company’s Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS) compliance program, purchasing glass and related supplies, overseeing vehicle fleets, call center operations
and Internet strategy.

Edwards joined Glass America in 2005 as part of the Auto Glass Service acquisition where he had functioned as an IT Manager since 1998. He took on the role of business analyst, and over the years his responsibilities grew to include vendor relations, purchasing manager and field support manager.

Rossey Joins Creative Extruded
Bob Rossey, formerly of Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW), has joined Creative Extruded Products Inc. as manager of the accessory business unit. The move was effective July 6.

Rossey brings more than18 years experience in the distribution and marketing of accessories to the company. He will be responsible for the development and implementation of Creative’s Accessory Business Unit.

Rossey previously was the manager of sundry products for PGW, but was laid off, along with several others, effective April 1.

NOVUS® Adds Gulf Coast Franchisee
NOVUS Glass has a new franchise in Stapleton, Ala. The new owners are Addison and Mary Godwin, who are long-time residents of the Gulf Coast area.

Before joining the NOVUS Glass organization, Addison Godwin owned his own car dealership and was a skilled machinist. His wife, Mary Godwin, is a local pharmacist at CVS.

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