Volume 48, Issue 9- September 2013



GGI in Secaucus, N.J., has named Randy Coones as its vice president of sales and John Bush as the company’s vice president of operations.

Coones joined GGI in 2000, most recently serving as vice president of west coast sales. In his new role, he will be based at the New Jersey headquarters and oversee the company’s sales effort to the architecture and design community, glazing contractors, glass fabricators and the framing industry throughout North America, according to a company release.

Bush joined GGI as plant manager in 2011 before being promoted to director of operations in 2012. He will now focus on integrating the company’s new equipment, as well as quality control and safety initiatives, according to the release.

new hires
Technoform Bautec North America Inc. in Twinsburg, Ohio, has hired Bill Blazek to its market team. He will provide manufacturers of aluminum windows, doors and façades with polyamide insulation profiles designed to deliver energy efficiency, structural performance and long-term durability, according to a company release.

For the past two decades, Blazek owned Architectural Construction Products in Cleveland, where he worked as an independent manufacturer’s representative. Prior to starting his own business, Blazek served as a regional sales manager and consultant at Security link Corp. in Wickliffe, Ohio. He holds both a bachelor’s and an associate’s degree from the University of Toledo.

Key Glass LLC in Bradenton, Fla., has hired Spencer Lynn as the manager of the small projects division. Spencer’s role will focus on capturing the smaller retrofit type projects as well as service.

pencer brings more than 20 years of experience in the industry, according to the company release.

The Dwyer Group, which is the parent company of Glass Doctor, has named Mary Kennedy Thompson as its new director of veteran affairs. In the newly-created role, Thompson, who serves as the president of Mr. Rooter, is responsible for attracting more veterans to franchise and job opportunities across the service brands within The Dwyer Group.

The Dwyer Group is the founding company of VetFran, which offers a program that promotes the benefits of franchising to the Armed Forces. Thompson is a military veteran.



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