PGT Innovations Announces New Leadership Appointments

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PGT Innovations announced two executive appointments, naming Bob Keller as Senior Vice President and President of the Southeast Region and Scott Gates as Senior Vice President and President of the Western Region.
  • Bob Keller named President, Southeast Region
  • Scott Gates named President, Western Region

PGT Innovations, a national leader in the premium window and door category, announced two executive appointments, naming Bob Keller as Senior Vice President and President of the Southeast Region and Scott Gates as Senior Vice President and President of the Western Region, effective immediately.

“These appointments better align our leadership team with our expanded national footprint after the recent addition of Western Window Systems,” said PGT Innovations’ CEO and President, Jeff Jackson. “This structure facilitates the full integration of our organization, leverages our technical expertise, customer focus, and operational capabilities, and further solidifies PGT Innovations as a leading company with a national portfolio of leading brands.”

In his new role, Bob Keller will retain responsibilities over all aspects of operations for CGI®, PGT® Custom Windows + Doors, and WinDoor® brands in Florida as well as expanded oversight of the business unit, including sales, marketing, and customer service.

The Southeast region includes the Southeastern U.S., Gulf Coast, Coastal mid-Atlantic, and the Caribbean. Mr. Keller joined the Company in 2016 as Vice President of Operations, and prior to joining PGT Innovations, he served as the Vice President of Global Operations for Moen. Additionally, he spent several years at Therma-Tru Doors in a variety of positions, including Senior Vice President of Operations and Engineering, Plant Manager, and Senior Product Marketing Manager.

Scott Gates will continue current responsibilities over the Western Window Systems brand, including oversight of sales, marketing, customer service, and all aspect of operations with expanded oversight of PGTI’s legacy brands CGI®, PGT® Custom Windows + Doors, and WinDoor® that are sold into the Western region.

In addition to the Western portions of the United States, the region includes the Northeast U.S., Mexico, and Canada. He joined Western Window Systems in 2011 as Director of Marketing and previously served as Western Window Systems’ President and CEO from 2015-2018, prior to its acquisition by PGT Innovations.

Additionally, Rob Moulds has been appointed Vice President of Sales for the Southeast region, reporting to Mr. Keller. Mr. Moulds has been at PGT Innovations for over three years and brings more than 25 years of experience in both manufacturing and distribution of building material products and services throughout North America.

In addition, Don Vichitvongsa has been appointed Vice President of Manufacturing for the Southeast region, also reporting to Mr. Keller. Mr. Vichitvongsa has supported PGT® Custom Windows + Doors for over one year and possesses more than 20 years of manufacturing and engineering experience, including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

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Source: PGT Innovations, Inc.

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