Bankruptcy Court Appoints Unsecured Creditors
Committee in Arch Case; Contains Several Glass Industry Executives
December 15, 2009
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the South District of Florida, in
which Arch Aluminum and Glass's Chapter 11 petition was filed a
few weeks ago, has appointed the Joint Committee of Creditors Holding
Unsecured Claims in the case. Among the committee members, appointed
by U.S. Trustee Donald F. Walton, are several glass and aluminum
These are as follows:
- Stephen P. Kirwen, senior manager, financial services, for Pilkington
North America, which holds a claim of $6,715,000.67;
- Frank A. Hazen, manager, credit and collections, for Guardian
Industries Corp., which has a claim of $5,563,805.48;
- Tommy Musick of The William L. Bonnell Company in Newnan, Ga.,
which holds a claim of $1,660,044.43;
- John Cattell of Zeledyne LLC, which holds a claim of $1,405,266.20;
- Charles Petrarca, North American credit manager for Solutia
Inc., with a claim of $1,220,052.777; and
- Paul Garland, corporate credit manager for AGC Flat Glass North
America, which has a claim of $561,722.96.
Kirwen was named temporary chairperson for the committee.
A hearing also is scheduled for Thursday, December 17, for the court
to review Arch's motion "to establish procedures for the retention
and compensation of certain professionals in the ordinary course
of business nunc pro tunc to the petition date."
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