06/30/2014

Guardian appoints new Vice President for the Americas

Guardian Industries has named Rick Zoulek as Vice President of Flat Glass for the Americas.

Zoulek will oversee all aspects of Guardian’s North and South American flat glass business and position the company for continued long-term profitable growth.

Zoulek joined Guardian in August 2013 as Vice President of Flat Glass for North America. Since then, he and his team have made significant operational and commercial improvements across the region.

Before joining Guardian, Zoulek was a Corporate Officer and Vice President of Industrial Coatings for PPG Industries, where he spent 24 years in various roles of increasing responsibility.

In addition to Guardian’s seven U.S. float glass plants and fabrication operations in the United States and Canada, Zoulek’s expanded territory includes float glass plants in Brazil (2), Mexico and Venezuela.

Guardian also has distribution centres in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru.

Source: Guardian/glass-international.com