Todd Antonelli to Lead Sales and Marketing
N. VENICE, Fla., May 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGT Industries (Nasdaq:PGTI), the nation's leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today that Todd Antonelli has joined the Florida based manufacturer as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Antonelli comes to PGT from Masco Corporation where he most recently was Director of Sales for Masco Cabinetry.
"Todd's skill and experience positions PGT to be poised for growth when the market turns. We're looking to leverage Todd's strong leadership and relationship building expertise to aggressively grow market share," stated Rod Hershberger, PGT President and CEO. "Our sales team has traditionally been developed from internal candidates. This particular move enables us to capitalize on a broader base of experience."
PGT also announces Debbie LaPinska as the Vice President of Customer Relations. This newly formed position serves as the customer advocate and provides a comprehensive and authoritative view of the customer at the highest level to the organization. This important role solidifies the customer experience across all levels of the company to ensure greater customer value and increased loyalty.
"Formalizing this position was a natural step as PGT is known for its customer centric culture," stated Hershberger. "Selecting the ideal person for this position was critical because of its implications for customers and employees."
PGT® pioneered the U.S. impact-resistant window and door industry and today is the nation's leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors. Founded in 1980, the company employs approximately 1,000 at its manufacturing, glass laminating and tempering plants in North Venice, Florida. Utilizing the latest designs and technology, PGT products are ideal for new construction and replacement projects serving the residential, commercial, high-rise and institutional markets. PGT's product line includes PGT® Aluminum and Vinyl Windows and Doors; PGT WinGuard® and PGT PremierVue™ Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors; PGT® Architectural Systems; and PGT Eze-Breeze® Sliding Panels. PGT Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGTI). For additional information visit pgtindustries.com.
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