Gary Milgard remains the companys chairman and CEO. Milgard Windows is a producer of windows and patio doors.
Sweeney joined Milgard Windows in 1989 as the general manager of the companys Hollister, Calif., manufacturing facility. In 1991 he became general manager of its Temecula, Calif., facility and in 1995 became the companys southern regional manager.
To execute growth strategies, Sweeney will work with Gary Milgard and Chuck Dowd, group president, Masco Corp., which purchased Milgard in August 2001.
"Jim has years of success in growing Milgard markets and developing strong customer relationships," said Dowd. "And, in the Milgard tradition, he believes absolutely in providing a work environment where every employee has a full opportunity to grow and succeed."