Royal Building Products announced today that Chris Bitsakakis has been appointed vice president and general manager of its Window & Door Profiles business, effective immediately.
“We are excited to have a leader of Chris’ caliber join our business,” said Mark Orcutt, executive vice president – Building Products. “Chris brings a solid combination of sales, manufacturing and financial experience to this role, and we are counting on him to help position the Window & Door Profiles business to take advantage of the emerging recovery of the North American housing market.”
Bitsakakis comes to Royal from Durabody Industries Ltd, a Canadian-based manufacturer of truck bodies and trailers, where he was president and chief executive officer for the past two years. Prior to Durabody, he spent more than 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility in the automotive manufacturing industry, first with Cooper Standard Automotive and more recently with Magna International.
Bitsakakis holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Western Ontario.About Royal Building Products Royal Building Products, a subsidiary of Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL), manufactures and distributes leading materials for the home remodeling, building and municipal construction markets. For over 40 years, the company’s commitment to quality, innovation and customer relationships has attracted the loyalty of a growing number of building professionals, homeowners, architects, engineers and distributors to its products. With operations throughout North America, Royal Building Products offers the renovation, remodeling and new construction industries a broad range of innovative products including siding, trim, accessories, soffit, rain ware, mouldings, deck, window profiles and patio doors. Royal Building Products also manufactures pipe and fittings for the electrical, municipal, irrigation, plumbing and industrial construction industries. For more information, please visit our website www.royalbuildingproducts.com. Follow us on Twitter and “Like” us on Facebook