Austin Appointed to GANA Board of Directors
The Glass Association
of North America (GANA) has announced the appointment of Brad Austin
of Apogee (Viracon) as an officer on its board of directors. Austin
will begin serving as secretary and will eventually become president
"Brad brings a new and exciting viewpoint to the board,"
said Dennis Csehi, GANA president, of Atwood Mobile Products. "I
look forward to working with Brad in our continuing efforts to increase
the already excellent quality of GANA for our members."
Austin has spent his entire career with Viracon, starting in 1978
in sales. In 1985, he was named director of architectural sales,
and was later named vice president and general manager of Marcon
Coatings, another Apogee company, for 18 months before returning
to Viracon as vice president of sales and marketing.
"From my past association with GANA, participating in Glass
Week and the BEC division program committee, it is very rewarding
to be nominated to the GANA board of directors, so that I can further
support our GANA members and help focus our efforts on the issues
facing the industry," said Austin.