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Guardian board names new president of Guardian Building Products

Post Time:Jun 14,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:166

The Guardian Industries board of directors has named Steven D. Ziessler president of Guardian Building Products.He will succeed Duane Faulkner, who is retiring after more than 30 years as division president, according to a June 14 release.

Ziessler will oversee the worldwide operations of Guardian's building products business including manufacturing, marketing, distribution and product development. He brings to Guardian a breadth of experience from domestic and international companies including Clearwater Paper, Cellu Tissue and Kimberly-Clark.Ziessler has an established track record in previous assignments including international business, sales, marketing, strategic planning, financial and operations experience.

"Steve demonstrates a unique understanding of what Guardian is all about," said Guardian Chairman Peter Walters, in the release. "His skill set, experience and demonstrated ability to develop and manage profitable businesses in a changing world are impressive and core to our culture. We look forward to Steve's focus and energy on behalf of Guardian."

Faulkner leaves a legacy that strongly positions Guardian Building Products for future growth and opportunity, and hewill work closely with Ziessler in a senior advisory role during a transitional period, according to the release.

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