Onesto Watch  
APPOINTMENTS  
PGT Appoints  
Bob Keller as VP  
Garries previously held posi- and product manager.  
tions with Alcoa Building Products  
“Formtech has a rich history in  
and Jeld-Wen, during which time custom profile extrusion, and we  
Bob Keller is the new vice pres- he helped develop and improve many are planning for the future with  
ident and general manager of PGT of the modern standards, codes and this appointment,” said Dave Turk,  
Custom Doors & Windows. Keller educational materials within the fen- Formtech’s CEO, in a statement.  
reports directly to Jeff Jackson, pres- estration industry. Allen, whose pri- “Amy has been an integral part of  
ident and CEO, and is responsible mary responsibility is growing and Formtech, and has contributed at  
for all aspects of the company’s managing MI’s replacement window a very high level since joining the  
flagship facility for manufactur- sales, has experience with a wide company. We are very pleased to  
ing impact-rated doors and windows range of industry-leading manufac- have Amy as part of the leadership  
in North Venice, Fla.  
turers. He most recently worked for of the organization as we move  
Keller has more than two decades Andersen, where he held various forward.”  
of experience in the building indus- executive sales leadership positions.  
try. Prior to joining PGT, he served  
as the vice president of global oper- Formtech Appoints  
ations for Moen. He also held sev- Reynallt President and COO  
Since 1970, Formtech Enterprises,  
Inc. has manufactured custom pro-  
file extrusions and the Truline vinyl  
sheet piling product. The company  
eral roles with Therma-Tru Doors,  
including senior vice president of  
operations and engineering, plant  
manager and senior product market-  
ing manager. He has also served as  
a board member of the Window and  
Manufacturer’s Association (WDMA). Amy  
Formtech Enterprises has extrusion facilities in Fairview, Pa.,  
Inc., manufactur- and Bogart, Ga.  
er of custom thermo-  
a
plastic extruded prod- Kenneth Gray Named  
ucts headquartered in Debar’s Operations Director  
Northeastern Ohio, has  
named Amy Reynallt its  
U.K.-based Debar has  
added Kenneth Gray to  
its operations team. Gray  
brings more than 20 years  
of industry experience to  
Debar and a strong back-  
ground in fabrication  
aerospace engineering.  
As the operations  
Reynallt  
new president and chief  
MI Windows and Doors  
Adds to Leadership Team  
operating officer.  
Reynallt graduated from The  
MI Windows and Doors added Ohio State University with a BA in  
two industry veterans to its leader- Political Science, and received an Kenneth  
ship team. Ray Garries is the new MBA from the University of Akron Gray  
vice president of engineering and in Strategic Marketing. Amy joined  
innovation, and Richard Allen is Formtech in 2006, and has held director, Gray will be responsible for  
vice president of replacement positions of increasing responsi- all operations and manufacturing,  
products. Together, they bring to bility, including general manager health and safety and getting the ISO  
MI more than 60 years of indus- beginning in January 2014. Other 9001 accreditation in International  
try-related experience.  
positions included project manager Standards for Debar.  
OBITUARY  
Paragon Windows Names  
New Executive Vice President  
Paragon Windows & Doors, for-  
merly THV (True Home Value), has  
appointed Charles “Larry” Smith  
as its new executive vice president.  
In his new position, Smith will be  
responsible for expanding sales  
and customer relationships within  
Paragon’s existing network of dealers  
and distributors, as well as adding  
new dealers to that network.  
Hansa Madha, CFO of Tiltco, Dies  
Hansa Madha, the chief financial officer of Tiltco, died on  
February 24, 2016.  
It’s with heavy hearts that we announce Hansa Madha  
passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side,”  
according to a statement from the company. “Hansa was the  
company’s chief financial officer and the backbone from day Hansa  
one. Without her support and sacrifice, we would not be here. Madha  
She touched a lot of hearts in her personal and business life.  
She personally knew all our suppliers and clients by name, in Canada, U.S.  
and Europe. She had a huge heart and was strong and passionate about  
keeping Tiltco on its feet. The contributions she made to this company will  
never be forgotten as we were truly blessed for having her as a part of our  
lives. She will certainly be missed.”  
Smith has more than 20 years of  
experience in the door and window  
industry. He spent the previous nine  
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years as CEO of THV and grew the  
company to $20 million in sales. Prior  
to that, he served as CEO of Thermal  
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KUDOS  
Crystal’s Chen Named to “Crain’s” 40 Under 40  
Crystal Window & Door Systems’ chief operating officer  
Steve Chen has been named to Crain’s New York Business mag-  
azine’s prestigious 2016 40 Under 40 list of top New York area  
young executives.  
Guillaume Cloutier Named JRC  
Machinery’s General Manager  
Quebec-based JRC Machinery  
Inc. has appointed Guillaume  
Cloutier as general manag-  
er. Cloutier has 11 years of expe-  
rience in management in service  
companies, including three years as  
general manager and two years as  
president. He graduated from the  
University Of Montreal.  
“Crystal is one of the few remaining true manufacturers in  
New York City,” said Chen. “I’m thrilled the company and I have Steve Chen  
been selected for this honor by one of the most prestigious busi-  
ness periodicals in the nation.”  
Past recent 40 Under 40 winners include Robert Reffkin, vice president  
of Goldman Sachs; Kenneth Chenault, executive vice president of American  
Express; Congresswoman Grace Meng; Marissa Shorenstein, president of AT&T  
in New York State; Jason Ackerman, CEO of Fresh Direct; and Nick Cannon,  
celebrity and president of Ncredible Entertainment.  
Cloutier’s primary mandate since Windows & Doors in the Southeast, He also served as a board member  
arriving in February has been to Florida region from 2012-2016. Before of the company until the sale of  
manage the company’s sales force that, he served as an area sales man- Edgetech to Quanex in 2011. Most  
in connection with its global growth ager for Masco Cabinetry.  
strategy. He’ll also ensure growth  
in business volume and the com- PROMOTIONS  
pany’s imports and exports in RiteScreen Promotes Seebode  
order to achieve strategic objectives. to Vice President of Sales  
recently, he was the president of  
Mikron Industries—Quanex’s larg-  
est business division.  
ASSOCIATIONS  
The RiteScreen Company has Fenestration Canada Honors  
named Christopher J. Seebode its Houle, Elects New Board  
Lamprecht Joins Protomach  
Machinery GML Inc.  
vice president of sales. He will be  
The Fenestration Canada annual  
Volker Lamprecht has responsible for the company’s sales, general meeting took place in early  
joined Quebec-based marketing and customer service.  
Protomach Machinery Seebode joined the company as Fenetres in Montreal received the  
GML Inc. as director of sales director in March 2015 and has C.P. Loewen Award. It’s presented  
business management. more than 30 years of experience in annually to an outstanding individ-  
Lamprecht brings the window and patio door industry. ual in recognition of his or her ded-  
more than 28 years of  
June and Yvan Houle of Portes et  
Volker  
ication and service to Canada’s door  
and window industry. The award  
recognizes the nominee’s efforts to  
Lamprecht experience in the door Lauren International  
and window industry. He Names Hovan to COO  
has worked for an equipment suppli-  
New Philadelphia, Ohio-based promote the mission and objec-  
er and as director of operations for Lauren International has named Mike tives of the industry and association  
a large Canadian door and window Hovan as the company’s new chief nationally.  
company.  
operating officer.  
Also at the meeting, Fenestration  
The industry veteran of more than Canada unveiled its newly elected  
30 years will be responsible for pro- board members:  
CGI Appoints Brian Covey  
as Director of Sales  
moting development within the com-  
President: Allan Doyle, Global  
Window Systems;  
CGI Windows & Doors, a subsid- pany’s subsidiaries.  
iary of PGT Inc., has added Brian  
Hovan joined the company in  
First Vice President: Lisa Bergeron,  
Covey to its senior management 1993 as mixing plant manager and JELD-WEN Canada;  
team. Covey will serve as the direc- quickly assumed greater levels of  
Second Vice President: Jennifer  
tor of sales and oversee all aspects responsibility. In his nearly two Small, ScreenCo Manufacturing;  
of sales, business development and decades at Lauren, Hovan served as  
project estimating.  
Covey previously served as region- president of Edgetech, and vice  
Treasurer: Keven Pelley, Kohltec  
president of Lauren Manufacturing, Windows, and;  
Past President: Skip MacLean, Tru  
al sales manager for PGT Custom president of Lauren International. Tech Doors.  
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