Announces New Board of Directors
April 3, 2009
A Guardian Industries senior management team met this week to implement
the provisions of the transition plan set up in recent years by
Guardian owner William (Bill) Davidson. According to a statement
issued by Guardian, the team had been individually selected by Davidson.
These senior Guardian leaders elected a five-member Board of Directors
for Guardian Industries that includes:
- Russell J. Ebeid, president, Guardian Glass Group;
- Duane Faulkner, president, Guardian Building Products Group;
- Robert Gorlin, vice president, Guardian Industries;
- Jeffrey Knight, chief financial officer, Guardian Industries;
- Peter Walters, group vice president, Guardian Industries.
The new board elected Ebeid as its chairman and reaffirmed the appointment
of the four presidents of Guardians operating business groups.
These are Ebeid; Faulkner; James Davis, president of Guardian Automotive
Glass Group; and Kevin Baird, president of SRG Global, a Guardian
company that manufactures automotive trim. The executives will continue
to exercise day-to-day operational responsibilities in their respective
groups, reporting to the Board of Directors, which has responsibility
for setting overall direction and overseeing the ongoing operation
of the company, according to today's statement from Guardian.
Davidson passed away on March 13. (CLICK
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