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APPOINTMENTS
Quanex Adds Brian Ludwig
as Northeast Sales Manager
Quanex Building
Products has hired Brian
Ludwig as its northeast
sales manager. Based in
New York state, Ludwig
will be tasked with
growing and expand
-
ing Quanex’s business
in the territory, keeping
a strong focus on customer service
excellence.
A 23-year industry veteran, Ludwig
has experience through all parts of
fenestration operations, including
product design, manufacturing, sales
and end-user support.
ASSA ABLOY Names New CEO
The board of directors of ASSA
ABLOY has appointed Nico Delvaux
as the company’s new president and
CEO, effective June 18, 2018 at the lat
-
est. He will replace Johan Molin, who
will leave his position after 12 years.
Delvaux is currently president and
CEO of Metso Corp. of Finland. Prior
to this position, he held management
positions for more than two decades in
the Atlas Copco Group, most recently
as president of Atlas Copcos
Compressor Technique
Business Area.
Conn Named VP of Operations
at Sierra Pacific Windows
Sierra Pacific Windows has named
Jason Conn as its new vice president
of operations. Conn has more than
20 years of leadership experience in
the door and window manufactur
-
ing industry. He has served in mul-
tiple positions during the course of
his extensive career, including plant
manager and director of customer
and field service for a leading door
and window manufacturer.
American Renolit
Expands Sales Team
American Renolit
Corp. has added Tony
Clark to its exterior film
sales team.
In his new role as
territory sales manag
-
er, Clark will focus on
expanding Renolits
exterior film customer
base by offering support and train
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ing for all facets of the lamination
process. This includes a broad range
of assistance ranging from mar
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keting and trends to technical and
operations.
Clark has an extensive background
in territory sales management, and
he will work from an office based in
Tulsa, Okla.
GED Names Fiegelist Marketing
Communications Coordinator
GED Integrated Solu-
tions (GED) has appoint
-
ed Laura Fiegelist to the
role of marketing com
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munications coordinator.
Fiegelist will assist
with internal and exter
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nal communications,
graphic design, social
media and website content and man
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age the company’s branding identity.
PROMOTIONS
ProVia Names New Vice President
of Customer Experience
ProVia has promot-
ed Lonnie Hershberger
to the new position of
vice president of cus
-
tomer experience. The
position was created to
ensure that the compa
-
ny continually improves
its customer experience.
Hershberger will be responsible for
leading the customer service, installer
certification program and field service
teams and taking these customer-cen
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tric functions to the next level.
KUDOS
Crystal’s Steve Chen Named
a Top Young Executive
Steve Chen, COO of
Crystal Window & Door
Systems, has been rec
-
ognized by the Northeast
Pennsylvania (NEPA)
Business Journal as one
of the 2017 Top 20 Under
40 young executives in
the region.
Under Chens direction, Crystal
has launched and expanded man
-
ufacturing operations at its new
Lackawanna County facility north of
Scranton. In less than two years, the
company has renovated nearly half of
its 336,000-square-foot factory building
and hired almost 100 local workers.
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Ones
to Watch
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Brian
Ludwig
RETIREMENTS
Veka’s VP of Finance and
CFO James Druschel Retires
Veka’s vice president of finance and CFO James Druschel
retired in December 2017 after nearly 28 years with the
company.
Druschel joined Veka in February 1990 and has been instru-
mental in the expansion of Veka to all North American sites during
the past 28 years.
Veka also announced that Scott Resek will become
the new vice president of finance and CFO. Resek
comes to Veka after holding different finance
management and business management roles at
Kennametal and PPG Industries.
Lonnie
Hershberger
Tony
Clark
Laura
Fiegelist
Steve
Chen

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