Ceramic Industry

Brown Named COO For Owens Corning

January 29, 2001
David T. Brown has been named chief operating officer for Owens Corning. In his new position, Brown will have responsibility for all of the operating businesses of Owens Corning throughout the world. He will remain the acting president of the Insulating Systems Business until a successor is named. "Dave brings enormous credibility and experience with him as he assumes his new position," said Glen H. Hiner, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. "He has earned the respect of the entire Owens Corning team and has clearly and consistently demonstrated the leadership and communication skills to make him an effective, highly respected and trusted leader. His immediate objective will be to ensure that our company stays focused on profitable, global growth through execution and teamwork." Brown replaces Domenico Cecere, who is leaving Owens Corning to pursue other business interests.

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