The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the selection of Richard (Dick) Jennison as its new president and CEO, effective August 19. "We're pleased to have a leader with so deep a marketing background in both the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds," said Robert Belden, president of The Belden Brick Co. and BIA chairman of the board. "Dick will help promote clay brick to increase its market share, and to safeguard and expand the brick industry." For the past six years, Jennison has served as chief operating officer at Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI), the international trade association for the $17 billion in-store advertising industry.
The BIA's website is located at http://www.brickinfo.org.