Pittsburgh Corning Names Kane as President
Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, manufacturer of applied glass technology and systems, announced that James R. Kane has been appointed President of the company, effective September 1, 2010.
Since 2007, Kane has served as Vice President and General Manager of the Pittsburgh Corning Foamglas Industrial business worldwide. With his new position, he will be responsible for all operating divisions in North America and developing businesses in Central and South America.
Kane succeeds Phil Martineau as President. Martineau continues as Chairman and CEO of both Pittsburgh Corning Corporation and Pittsburgh Corning Europe, a separate legal entity headquartered in Brussels.
Throughout his 28-year career, Kane, 51, has held a series of senior management positions with a range of leading companies.
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Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, an equity affiliate of PPG Industries, Inc. and Corning, Inc., is a leader in innovative glass technology for construction materials. For more information, visit www.pittsburghcorning.com.