Announces New Board of Directors
April 3, 2009
A Guardian Industries senior management team met this week to implement
the provisions of the transition plan set up in recent years by Guardian
owner William (Bill) Davidson. According to a statement issued by Guardian,
the team had been individually selected by Davidson. These senior Guardian
leaders elected a five-member Board of Directors for Guardian Industries
- Russell J. Ebeid, president, Guardian Glass Group;
- Duane Faulkner, president, Guardian Building Products Group;
- Robert Gorlin, vice president, Guardian Industries;
- Jeffrey Knight, chief financial officer, Guardian Industries; and
- Peter Walters, group vice president, Guardian Industries.
The new board elected Ebeid as its chairman and reaffirmed the appointment
of the four presidents of Guardians operating business groups. These
are Ebeid; Faulkner; James Davis, president of Guardian Automotive Glass
Group; and Kevin Baird, president of SRG Global, a Guardian company that
manufactures automotive trim. The executives will continue to exercise
day-to-day operational responsibilities in their respective groups, reporting
to the Board of Directors, which has responsibility for setting overall
direction and overseeing the ongoing operation of the company, according
to today's statement from Guardian.
Davidson passed away on March 13. (CLICK
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