August 29, 2016
N. VENICE, FL – PGT, Inc. (NYSE: PGTI), the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, announced today that it had appointed Brent Boydston as Vice President of Sales as of August 22, 2016. Mr. Boydston reports directly to Jeff Jackson, President and Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Boydston’s responsibilities will include day-to-day operations for all aspects of sales, as well as oversee PGTI’s multi-brand sales strategy.
“I am pleased to welcome Brent to the PGTI family as a key member of our Executive leadership team,”said Jeff Jackson, President and Chief Operating Officer.“Our company continues to experience growth and has evolved to include multiple brands with the acquisition of CGI and WinDoor. Brent’s extensive sales experience will help us strategically align our brands in the market to ensure our customers have the best opportunity for success while helping us build on our forward momentum.”
Mr. Boydston has over 25 years of sales experience. Prior to joining PGT, he served as the Vice President of Sales for Liberty Hardware. Mr. Boydston earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master’s of Business Administration, Economics, Management from Wake Forest.
“I am very excited to be part of PGTI and to help our sales teams achieve new levels of competitive advantage by collaborating and selling more effectively across all of our brands,” said Brent Boydston, newly appointed Vice President of Sales. “PGTI has assembled the nation’s best brands of impact-resistant products and the growth opportunities in the marketplace are exciting. I look forward to working alongside our customers and employees to ensure our collective success.”
PGT, INC. (NASDAQ: PGTI), headquartered in North Venice, Florida, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, creates products which focus on protecting and enhancing the beauty and functionality of homes and businesses. The Company’s trusted brands include PGT Windows & Doors, CGI Windows & Doors and WinDoor. PGT, Inc. holds the leadership position in its primary market and is part of the S&P SmallCap 400 Index. For additional information, visit http://ir.pgtindustries.com.
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