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  • The Guardian Industries board of directors has named general counsel David Jaffe a vice president of the corporation. Jaffe also holds the position of secretary, according to an  Aug. 1 company release.Jaffe joined Guardian in 1990 as assistant general counsel. In 1996, he moved to Luxembourg to start the Guardian legal department's European branch. He returned to the United States in...
  • Basco Shower Enclosures announced the addition of David McCullar to its customer service team, as customer service director.Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, he will report to Don Gamble, Basco's executive vice president of sales and marketing. McCullar has more than 18 years of customer service management experience, with expertise in retail, publishing, manufacturing and logistics/...
  • The Guardian Industries board of directors has named Steven D. Ziessler president of Guardian Building Products. He will succeed Duane Faulkner, who is retiring after more than 30 years as division president, according to a June 14 release.Ziessler will oversee the worldwide operations of Guardian's building products business including manufacturing, marketing, distribution and product...
  • Officials of PPG Industries, Pittsburgh,announced June 10 that David Navikas, vice president and controller, has been appointed senior vice president, finance, and CFO, effective June 10, 2011. Navikas succeeds Robert Dellinger, who has announced his resignation for personal health-related reasons as of June 30, according to a release.
  • The Texas Glass Association announced that Deron Patterson, sales development manager for PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, has been named president elect to the 2011-2012 board of directors. Patterson joined TGA in 1999, when he entered the glass business as an employee of the Guardian Industries float glass plant in Corsicana, Texas. The following year, he accepted a position in outside...
  • The NSG Group announced the appointment of Clemens Miller as president, Building Products Worldwide. In this role, he will be responsible for all matters relating to the operation and performance of the NSG Group's global Building Products business, according to an April 27 release. He succeeds Mark Lyons, who has been appointed CFO for NSG Group. Lyons will be  responsible for all...
  • Officials of Bohle America, Charlotte, N.C., announced that Shawn Zenuh has joined the company as technical sales manager. Previously employed with Fletcher Terry Co., Farmington, Conn., he will be responsible for Bohle's regional sales expansion into the industrial glass fabrication and specialty glazier markets."Shawn has 13 years of sales management and product application experience in...
  • Officials of Dow Corning Corp., Midland, Mich., announced that Saulo Rozendo has been named global green building marketer for the Dow Corning Construction Industry. He will be responsible for identifying and partnering with global building leaders to implement green building solutions from Dow Corning to achieve innovative building designs and increased energy efficiencies.“As building...
  • Officials of JE Berkowitz, Pedricktown, N.J., announced that Timm Walker, AIA, has been appointed business development manager, representing its new division: Renovate by Berkowitz. Walker will direct the new product line in the business development and marketing efforts. He will also be responsible for managing the dealer/installer distribution channel for this product line.Walker...
  • William Davidson, owner and CEO, Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich., died March 13. Davidson, 86, died at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., according to a company release.Read more. 
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  • Officials from Saint-Gobain announced it acquired a controlling interest in Sika for $2.8 billion. Saint-Gobain purchased the controlling share—16.1 percent of Sika’s capital and 52.4 percent of its voting rights— in a confidential auction process from the Burkard-Schenker family, which owns the majority stake in Sika, according to a Dec. 8 Reuters report.“Given the proximity of Sika’s activities...
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