N. VENICE, Fla., March 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGT Industries (Nasdaq:PGTI), the nation's leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors announced today that Danielle Mikesell has joined the Florida based manufacturer as Director of Marketing. Mikesell comes to PGT with extensive marketing and sales experience in the building and consumer goods industries. "Danielle's diverse skill set enables her to bring a strategic vision and focus to PGT," said Todd Antonelli, PGT Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "She is results-oriented and highly collaborative, which makes her a strong cultural fit." As Director of Marketing for PGT, Mikesell will be responsible for the development of the marketing strategies for the company's window and door brands. In her previous position as Marketing Director at Masco Cabinetry Mikesell led all marketing activities, including brand strategy, research, and advertising for multiple brands. "The PGT brand is established in our market and Danielle's expertise will allow us to capitalize on that strength and help us to grow," stated Antonelli. ABOUT PGT: PGT pioneered the U. S. impact-resistant window and door industry and today is the nation's leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors. Founded in 1980, the company employs approximately 1,500 at its manufacturing, glass laminating and tempering plants in North Venice, Florida. Utilizing the latest designs and technology, PGT products are ideal for new construction and replacement projects serving residential, commercial, high-rise and institutional markets. PGT's product line includes PGT Aluminum and Vinyl Windows and Doors; PGT WinGuard and PGT PremierVue Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors; PGT Architectural Systems; and PGT Eze-Breeze Sliding Panels. PGT Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGTI). For additional information visit pgtindustries.com.
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