Changes at UGC

Lawrence O'Connell, chairman and CEO of United Glass Corporation (UGC), announced the resignation of James Bradford as president and CEO of the company and a move of corporate headquarters from Kingsport, Tenn., to Louisville, Ky., by the end of 2001.

In addition to the change in Bradford's position, the company named David Bartley as CFO and Marc Silverman as president of Pdc in Cheswick, Pa.The Eastern region operating units will continue to report to Jack Deyo, as president, and the Western region operating units will continue to report to Nick Sciola, as president.

O'Connell stated that "one of the more difficult tasks involved with insuring the success of a major manufacturing concern with multiple locations is the molding of various business cultures into a cohesive unit, and we thank Jim for leading UGC through that phase of its continuing development. Jim is truly a proven leader in our industry, and we are fortunate to have had him with UGC to guide us through the formative years and leave us well positioned to continue to grow in a potentially turbulent economy. The Corporate team we have in place, along with Jim in an advisory capacity, will insure that the growth and success UGC has enjoyed up to this point will continue."

600450 Changes at UGC
Date: 27 November 2001
Source: Glass Digest

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