28 December 2017 — Nick Savage has been promoted to lead PROSOCO’s Consolideck concrete flooring line of products designed to harden, decorate, protect and maintain finished concrete floors.
26 December 2017 — Acme Brick President and CEO, Dennis Knautz, recently announced that Senior Vice President of Sales, Bill Lemond, will be retiring in summer 2018, shortly after attaining 40 years of service.
Firestone Building Products LLC, announced that Bridgestone executive Taylor Cole has been named president, effective Aug. 14, 2017. Cole succeeds Tim Dunn, Firestone Building Products, who will retire Oct. 1 after more than 31 years with Firestone and its parent company, Bridgestone Americas. As president, Cole will lead the long-term growth strategy and planning for Firestone, overseeing all aspects of marketing, sales, technology and international business development.
Keene Building Products has hired Darren Keegan as director — Keene Manufacturing. Keegan graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering. Throughout his career, Keegan excelled in a wide range of jobs, from an environmental, mechanical, and plant/applications engineer, to a general manager and vice president.
LafargeHolcim announced the appointment of Jan Jenisch as CEO, effective 16 October 2017. Since January 2012, Jenisch has been the CEO of Sika AG, which develops and produces systems and products for the building materials and automotive sectors. He joined Sika in 1996 and has worked in various management functions and countries. He was appointed to the Management Board in 2004 as Head of the Industry Division, and he served as President Asia Pacific from 2007 to 2012.