Salem Announces Hanes' Retirement
April 6, 2010
Distributing Company in Winston-Salem, N.C., announced that Howard
Hanes, president of the company, will retire effective May 15. Hanes
joined Salem in 1989 as vice president and has served as president
since 2005. He has a total of 44 years experience in the glass industry
with Corning, Super-Cut and Carolina Mirror.
While at Salem, Hanes directed equipment sales during the glass
industry's growth into automated fabricating processes. He also
oversaw the development of a stone division, Salem Stone, which
markets a line of fabricating equipment to the stone industry. Hanes
was also instrumental as president of managing Salem's transition
from a privately owned company to a 100-percent employee-owned company.
Upon retirement, Hanes is looking forward to traveling with his
wife, spending time with his grandchildren and working on his golf
and tennis game.
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