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Hanes to retire from Salem

Post Time:Apr 05,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:168

Howard Hanes, president, Salem Distributing Co., Winston-Salem, N.C., will retire from the companyeffective May 15, according to an April 5 release. He joined Salem in 1989 as vice president, and has served as president of the company 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, to market a line of fabricating equipment to the stone industry. He was instrumental as president of managing Salem’s transition from a privately owned company to a 100 percentemployee-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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