Don McCann Named Director of International Sales at Viracon

Date: 28 July 2011
Source: http://www.viracon.com
OWATONNA, Minn. – July 26, 2011 – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, has promoted Don McCann, CSI, LEED Green Associate, to the position of Director, International Sales.

In his new role, McCann will immediately assume responsibility for international sales representatives and territories outside North and South America.

"We are very pleased to announce Don as the new Director of International Sales," says Kelly Schuller, senior vice president, sales and marketing. "His architectural and glazing industry experience, combined with his extensive product knowledge make him a tremendous asset not just to Viracon, but also to our customers around the world. He has significant international experience, and I am confident architects and customers working on projects outside the Americas will find Don to be a valuable partner and compliment to our existing company representatives."

McCann brings a wealth of experience to his new position. In his nearly 25 years at Viracon, McCann has worked closely with architects around the world on a wide variety of architectural glazing projects. Most recently, he served as the manager of the Architectural Design team at Viracon, working with architects to offer specification and design assistance as well as providing practical glass solutions that meet project-specific performance and aesthetic needs.

McCann is also active in the architectural glazing industry. He frequently presents American Institute of Architects (AIA) registered seminars and has spoken both in the U.S. and around the world on a variety of architectural glass topics. He recently presented at the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference in Las Vegas, and in October he will be presenting at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) World Conference in Seoul, Korea. He is a LEED Green Associate and has written articles for numerous industry publications including Construction Specifier, Glass Magazine and USGlass. McCann holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting.

For additional information, call 800-533-2080, email glass@viracon.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.viracon.com.

About Viracon, Inc.

Viracon is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, St. George, Utah and Nazar Paulista, Brazil. Viracon produces high-performanceglass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services.

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