Grilliot Named VP of Sales for Global Security Glazing
August 16, 2012

Chris Grilliot

Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. (CGH) has hired Chris Grilliot as vice president of sales for the security glass division of Global Security Glazing (GSG). GSG is one of several portfolio companies that operates under the CGH portfolio, including Columbia Commercial Building Products, Custom Components and Hawkins Architectural Products.

In his new role, Grilliot is responsible for ramping up and leading the sales and innovation pipeline within GSG. He has more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience with an emphasis on industrial manufacturing from companies such as Guardian Industries and Kane Detention, as well as experience in the aerospace trade.

"This is an exciting time to be in the flat glass and security arena," says Grilliot. "There are many innovative technologies providing consumers with options in today's challenging market."

Tom Ryan, CGH president and CEO, adds, "We are happy to have Chris on board. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CGH that will greatly benefit our growing family of companies. As leader of Global's sales team, Chris will spearhead the acceleration and expansion of the company's sales and innovation pipeline in addition to managing strategic growth of the detention, architectural and distribution segments of the business."

Grilliot holds a master's in business administration from Antioch University and is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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