North America Announces Building Products Appointments
Pilkington North America has announced that Laurie Kruger will
be returning home to Australia after three and a half years as Pilkington's
president, building products North America. To accommodate this
change, Kruger has been appointed president, building products and
Group Country Manager, Australasia.
Prior to his North American role, Laurie held various senior management
positions in both the Building Products and Automotive businesses
In turn, Richard (Dick) Altman has been appointed president,
building products North America. Altman is currently plant manager
of the Rossford, Ohio facility and was previously vice president,
operations support for building products in North America. He will
begin his new role on March 1, 2006.