Associate Publisher Recognized as Media Representative of the Year
May 15, 2009
Lisa Naugle, associate publisher of USGlass magazine, was
recognized with the media representative of the year 2009 BizMark
Award by the Pittsburgh chapter of the Business Marketing Association.
The event took place last night at the Heinz Field, West Club Lounge
| Lisa Naugle (center) with PPG's Rob Struble
(left) and Dave Borland, Business Marketing Association chapter
president. PPG's Solarban 60 solar control low-E glass installed
in Heinz Field serves as the backdrop.
"Having been born and raised in Pennsylvania, it is a huge
honor to be selected by the Pittsburgh Business Marketing Association
as their media representative of the year," said Naugle. "There
are many wonderful and talented marketing professionals in this
area who serve the glass industry, and I am proud to be recognized
by this esteemed group."
Rob Struble, manager, branding and communications, PPG Performance
Glazings, PPG Industries, nominated Naugle for the award.
"Lisa keeps in touch enough that we have a very good understanding
of her offering and clues us in, without fanfare, to new opportunities,"
stated Struble. "Because of this, she's kind of like the old
E.F. Hutton slogan: when she talks, we listen."
Struble added, "I believe Lisa is successful at this because
she listens to us. She pays attention, remembers and keeps good
notes on conversations. She also makes sure we don't miss an opportunity.
I respect and value that."
Naugle was not the only glass-industry award recipient last night.
Roger Linville, who retired from PPG in 2009 as a marketing communications
consultant, received the lifetime achievement award. Linville was
unable to attend the ceremony so the award was accepted in his honor.
In addition, Steve Osilica, director of marketing for Pittsburgh
Corning Corp., received the business-to-business marketer of the
Several others from the glass and glazing industry were also award
finalists. Glenn Miner, segment manager, commercial market, PPG
Performance Glazings, PPG Industries, and Robin Randall, vice president
of corporate marketing, Traco, were finalists for the business-to-business
marketer of the year award. Likewise, Struble was a finalist for
the business-to-business advertiser of the year award.
The awards presented to winners, which were created by Chicago-based
Slee Corp., resembled a sailboat and were made of PPG's Azuria and
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