to Leave Pittsburgh Glass Works
October 15, 2009
glassBYTEs.com/AGRR magazine has learned that Marc
Talbert, vice president and general manager of Pittsburgh Glass
Works' (PGW) ARG business unit, is leaving the company. Talbert
had taken over this position in April, when the company laid off
several employees and re-structured much of its management and marketing
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Talbert, who had been responsible for all aftermarket glass operations,
had not responded to requests for comment at press time, but sources
have advised glassBYTEs.com/AGRR magazine he will be
leaving the company in mid-November.
Sources say Gary Eilers, vice president and general manager of
the company's services business, which includes LYNX Services, the
Prostars Alliance Network and the GTS/Glaxis operations, will be
taking over Talbert's responsibilities until someone new is hired
to handle this role.
Talbert has held a variety of positions with the company, and had
served as president of PPG Auto Glass before Kohlberg & Co.
purchased a majority of PPG's auto glass assets in 2008, and it
was re-named Pittsburgh Glass Works. He also served as vice president
of PPG Auto Glass's western region.
According to information from Spoke.com, Talbert started with PPG
in 1980, and joined the auto replacement glass business in 1994
as Dallas market manager. A year later, he became manager of the
company's western region, and in October 2000, was named regional
vice president - western region, prior to becoming president of
the auto glass division in 2003.
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