Weatherization Partners names new VP sales
Dallas-based Weatherization Partners has named Jason Moyer as VP sales and marketing.
“Jason has shown outstanding leadership in implementing Weatherization Partners’ vision of strategic selling and tactical know-how. Jason will continue to direct our sales and marketing teams in addition to various special projects,” said David Faulkner, president of Weatherization Partners.
Weatherization Partners is the marketer and distributor for DuPont Tyvek for Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and California.
Toro breaks ground on new facility
Bloomington, Minn.-based Toro will be breaking ground today on a new distribution center in Tomah, Wis., in conjunction with Minneapolis-based developer Ryan Cos.
The 350,000-sq.-ft. distribution center, which is slated for completion in September, is located approximately 60 miles from the company’s current Baraboo, Wis., distribution center. That facility’s lease is set to expire at the end of this year.
The Baraboo site employs approximately 15 people, all of which have been offered positions at the new Tomah site.
The company said the new facility center will distribute maintenance equipment manufactured at its nearby manufacturing facility, also in Tomah.
Toro said that Ryan Cos. will own the facility, and Toro will lease it.
Jeld-Wen names new chairman
Window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen has announced the appointment of Robert Turner as its new chairman of the board.
Turner started his career with Jeld-Wen in 1971 and was later named executive VP and COO. Turner was elected to the company’s board of directors in 1994 and became vice chair in 2007.
As chairman, Turner succeeds Richard Wendt, who succeeded his father, Lester Wendt. Richard Wendt remains on the Jeld-Wen board of directors and active within the company’s leadership.
Based in Klamath Falls, Ore., Jeld-Wen manufactures a full breadth of windows, interior, exterior and garage doors.