January 19, 2012
Tom Howhannesian has been promoted to President of Heinaman Contract Glazing effective Jan. 1, according to a Jan. 19 company release. Howhannesian joined Heinaman in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer, and has also served as Vice President Operations, California, and Vice President Business Development, for the company.Prior to joining Heinaman, Howhannesian was owner of Property Care Services in...
January 17, 2012
Officials from Viracon announced Kevin Anez will serve as the company's new director of marketing and product management. With 19 years of experience in the building materials industry, Anez comes to Viracon from Andersen Window Corp., where he was the product marketing manager for the 200 and 400 Series Window business. He will report to Bob Randall, Viracon's vice president of marketing and...
January 6, 2012
Officials at McGrory Glass Inc. of Paulsboro, N.J., named Tim Matthews vice president of architectural sales, according to a Jan. 3 company release. He will oversee the marketing, product development and overall sales performances of the company's architectural glass products, such as custom laminated glass, acid-etched glass as well as back coated glass. Matthews has been instrumental in...
January 2, 2012
Hartung Glass Industries announced that Kirk Johnson has become director of sales, helping to lead the company's commercial/architectural, decorative and shower door product lines, according to a Jan. 2 company release. Johnson, who joined Hartung in September, is a 16-year industry veteran with experience in sales and operations. He has served extensively the South and West, particularly in...
December 21, 2011
ListonDawsonGaiMark Liston has been named president of Glass Doctor, following the recent resignation of Mark Dawson, according to a company release. Dawson, who is leaving to pursue other ventures, has been at Glass Doctor for more than 20 years, and president for the last six and a half of those years.Liston has served as vice president at Glass Doctor for the past two years. He has more than...
December 20, 2011
Architectural Aluminum Manufacturers Association honorary member Lyon D. Evans of Wausau, Wis., passed away on Dec. 8, at the age of 93, according to a Dec. 20 AAMA release. More than 65 years ago, Lyon helped form and was the key technical member of AAMA, the then new association. In 1957, he joined Hope's windows, Jamestown, N.Y., and worked there until 1975, when he moved to Wausau. He became...
October 5, 2011
Officials from Viracon named Kelly S. Schuller as president, according to an Oct. 5 company release. Schuller, who served as Viracon senior vice president, sales and marketing since 2010, reports to Joseph F. Puishys, chief executive officer of Apogee Enterprises, parent company of Viracon."Since joining Viracon last year, Kelly has led development of its strategic plan which focuses on the...
September 30, 2011
General Glass International has named John Bush as its new plant manager, according to a Sept. 27 company release. Bush, who had been principal at John Bush Consulting Inc., will be in charge of the manufacturing and management of GGI's glass fabricating facility, including its newly installed oversized tempering furnace. Bush will also spearhead the company's continued efforts to expand its...
September 8, 2011
Officials from PPG Industries announced Sept. 8 that Diane Kappas has been appointed vice president, environment, health and safety, effective Oct. 1, reporting to Michael H. McGarry, senior vice president, Commodity Chemicals. Kappas will succeed John Richter, who has been named vice president, operations, coatings, Asia/Pacific, at PPG's China headquarters in Shanghai.As vice president, EHS,...
August 17, 2011
John Neunlist, president of Admiral Glass & Mirror, passed away Aug. 15 after a long battle with cancer, according to officials from the Houston-based contract glazier. A visitation will be held Aug. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grand View Funeral Home in Pasadena, Texas. Interment will take place Monday, August 22, 2011 in Herrin, Ill.