Kawneer and Traco Announce Retirement of John Kalakos
February 17, 2011
Alcoa’s Kawneer and Traco businesses announced that John Kalakos, manager, commercial operations for Traco, has elected to retire from the company. Kalakos has been with Traco for 42 years and will conclude his tenure with the company on February 28, 2011 to.
Kalakos joined Traco as a sales representative in 1969 when the company was a seven-person operation. During his time with the company, Kalakos held several key positions including national sales manager, executive vice president and vice president/general manager of the commercial group.
“As John embarks on a new chapter in his life, we want to thank him for his numerous contributions to the company and the imprint he leaves behind,” says Bob Leyland, director of sales for Kawneer North America. “John has done a wonderful job helping to grow the Traco business and assist us as we take it to an exciting new level. We wish John and his family many years of happiness.”