Kroes Joins The Insula-Dome Team As Strategic Partnership Consultant

Insula-Dome Skylights out of Yaphank, N.Y., a manufacturer of skylights and roof windows, announced recently that Peter Kroes will serve the company as a strategic partnership consultant.

Kroes, who had been in retirement, last served as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Roto Frank of America in Chester, Conn., a position he held for 16 years. This past September, Insula-Dome announced its acquisition of the operating assets of the Roto Frank of America Roof Window manufacturing division. RotoFrank of America is a subsidiary of the Roto Frank AG, a worldwide manufacturer/distributor of roof windows and fenestration hardware products including the world-renowned, Roto Roof Window product.

Kroes began his 33-year career in the window industry following his university graduation with a business degree and a subsequent five-year stint working in his father's lumberyard. Kroes, a native of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, joined the German company Roto Frank AG, initially serving as a sales representative in Holland. He was later promoted to director of sales. Twelve years later, when Roto Frank decided to open a North American operation, the company tapped Kroes as its vice president and later as its president and CEO.

In 1985, Kroes built a facility in Chester, Connecticut and started the manufacturing division of Roto Frank of America. He retired from Roto Frank of America in 2002.

Kroes was formerly an active member of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association. (AAMA).

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