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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