PGT Names Vice President of Operations

January 18th, 2010 by Editor

PGT Inc. announced the promotion of Monte Burns to vice president of North Carolina Operations. In this role, Burns will oversee all operations in PGT’s Salisbury, N.C. plant, including manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and the company’s inventory to ensure that product supply effectively meets customer demand. He will also support PGT’s growth strategy for the development and sales of new vinyl framed products into expanded territories.

Burns will report directly to executive vice president and chief financial officer Jeff Jackson and will be a member of the company’s executive management team.

During his 22-year tenure with PGT, Burns has held multiple positions in a variety of departments throughout the company including: group leader for Eze Breeze,industrial engineer, area leader of transportation and fleet, area leader of manufacturing, business unit manager for NatureScape, and most recently, plant superintendent of N.C. operations.

“Over his long career with PGT, Bruns has many noteworthy accomplishments that make him the ideal person to spearhead our North Carolina operations and to develop strategic initiatives that will enable PGT’s operations to be scalable to changing market needs,” says Jackson. “Burns has proved he can streamline and reduce operational costs, while improving profit margins, which will help position PGT for more growth in the future.”

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