CertainTeed Corporation names Banu Kadioglu Pipe Marketing Manager for the Pipe & Plastics Group

CertainTeed Corporation has named Banu Kadioglu as Pipe Marketing Manager for the Pipe & Plastics Group. In this capacity, she will focus on delivering new and innovative products and value-added services to the company's core Water, Sewer, Electrical, Mining, Irrigation and Water Well markets, and on identifying new opportunities to grow the business. In her new role, Banu will also have full product management responsibilities for plastic pipe systems, including the contractor-proven...

VALLEY FORGE, PA, April 11, 2007 -- CertainTeed Corporation has named Banu Kadioglu as Pipe Marketing Manager for the Pipe & Plastics Group. In this capacity, she will focus on delivering new and innovative products and value-added services to the company's core Water, Sewer, Electrical, Mining, Irrigation and Water Well markets, and on identifying new opportunities to grow the business. In her new role, Banu will also have full product management responsibilities for plastic pipe systems, including the contractor-proven Certa-Lok family of restrained-joint products and for managing all aspects of the marketing program.

Kadioglu began working at Saint-Gobain Corporation; a delegate to the parent company Compagnie de Saint-Gobain based in Paris, France, in 2001 as a Business Analyst in the Corporate Information Technology Department and became Manager of Internal Reporting in 2005. "This move into the Pipe business where CertainTeed is a recognized leader is very exciting for me," says Kadioglu. "This is a great hands-on opportunity where I will have more contact with customers and the award-winning CertainTeed sales teams. I can't imagine a better place to be, and I feel privileged to be a part of the team."

Kadioglu has a bachelor's degree in economics from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a specialization in management information systems, from LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

Through innovation and creative product design, CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Company, the firm made its slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," which quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is North America's leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, windows, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, walls, ceilings and access covers.

Headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, CertainTeed and its affiliates have approximately 9,000 employees and 70 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. In 2006 the group had consolidated sales approaching $4 billion.

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