Volume 44, Issue 7 - July 2009


new hires
Heitmann & Associates Welcomes New Additions
Building enclosure consulting firm Heitmann & Associates Inc. in Chesterfield, Mo., has several new hires to announce: 
Myra Baer, drafting technician;
Jeff Pickett, job captain;
Andrew Ward, designer;
Brandon Bealmear, architectural engineering consultant; 
Tasha Robinson, accountant;
Cheryl Linton, executive assistant; 
Mike Bourassa, Western region manager;
Cecilia Kadane, accountant; and 
Teri Null, executive administrative assistant. 

Bohle Makes New Appointments
The new West Coast office of Bohle America Inc. in Garden Valley, Calif., will be led by Rick Nelson. As sales and operations manager, Nelson brings with him more than 24 years of glazing experience, including time spent as product manager for Pilkington North America and C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. respectively. 

New to the head office in Charlotte, N.C., is Southeastern sales manager Bob Disney. Disney has a degree in architectural engineering and more than 21 years experience in the glass industry, including 15 years with Sommer & Maca. 

Dana Barberet has joined the company as director of sales for industrial cutting. Barberet spent 18 years at Fletcher-Terry. 

Bohle has added a new sales office manager, Summer Zifko. Zifko is a finance major with several years experience in banking and marketing.

Technoform appoints three sales engineers
The North American workforce of Technoform in Twinsburg, Ohio, has added three new sales engineers. Manuel “Tony” Roman and David Buddenhagen are both responsible for sales of the company’s structural insulating strut. Roman will serve the Northeastern United States and Buddenhagen will be responsible for several Midwest states. Rob Miller also joins the company’s warm-edge IG spacer residential market team. 

Kettler Appointed President, COO of The Wagner Companies
The Wagner Companies has appointed Richard A. Kettler as president and chief operating officer of its Milwaukee-based manufacturing and distribution operations. Outgoing president Robert A. Wagner will continue his affiliation with the company in the role of chairperson and chief executive officer.

Kettler joined Wagner in 2000 as operations manager and since has held the roles of chief operations officer and executive vice president.

Oldcastle Glass® CEO to Serve on the Board of Design Futures Council
Edwin B. (Ted) Hathaway, chief executive officer of Santa Monica, Calif.-based Oldcastle Glass®, was recently elected to serve on the executive board of the Design Futures Council. The industry think-tank is an interdisciplinary network of design and construction leaders who work together to advance the future of design, architecture, engineering and building technology.

“The Council is an invaluable source for architects, designers, manufacturers and other building professionals throughout the world who help shape the future of our industry and environment,” Hathaway says.

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