Kevin Gray, President and C.O.O. of Lauren International, made the announcement.
Prior to joining Lauren Windows, Kruse held a variety of sales, marketing and management positions in the window industry, including 11½ years with Pella Corporation in Pella, Iowa. Most recently, Kruse served as President of American Weatherseal, manufacturer of vinyl windows and doors in Orrville, Ohio.
Dave brings with him tremendous experience more than 25 years in the window industry and an outstanding record of success, commented Kevin Gray of Lauren International. This is an exciting time for our windows division, and we are confident that Daves experience, enthusiasm and leadership will help take Lauren Windows to the next level and beyond.
Kruse holds a B.A. in Economics from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and an M.B.A. in Management from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He currently lives in Pickerington, Ohio, with his wife Shirley and their children, John, Benjamin and Hannah.
Lauren Windows, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lauren International, is a manufacturer of high-quality wood and aluminum-clad windows for the new home, replacement and refurbishing market.