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PGT Industries Appoints Dan Plotnick as New Director of Southeast FL & International Sales

/EIN News/ -- N. VENICE, Fla., June 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGTI), the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, announced today that it has appointed Dan Plotnick of PGT Custom Windows & Doors as of May 23, 2016. Mr. Plotnick reports directly to Bob Keller, Vice President and General Manager, and is responsible for sales in Southeast Florida and International.

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“Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to PGT,” said Bob Keller, Vice President and General Manager. “I am confident in Dan’s passion for developing and leading high-performance teams will contribute to the continued growth of our company. We welcome him to the PGT family.”

Mr. Plotnick has over 20 years of experience growing sales divisions, delivering sales results and implementing corporate strategy with experience in the US, Asia Pacific and India. Prior to joining PGT, he served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Guardian Industries. He also held sales leadership roles with Pilkington Group Limited and Stanley Tool & Hardware Corporation.

“I am excited to become part of the PGT team,” said Dan Plotnick, newly appointed Director of Southeast Florida and International Sales. “I look forward to developing relationships with our customers, employees and other members of the community.”

Mr. Plotnick earned a B.A. in History and Political Science from Occidental College and a Master’s of Business Administration from Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. He has also completed the post-graduate program from Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College for Executive Education and Management Training Program for Marketing and Leadership.

ABOUT PGT:
PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGTI), headquartered in North Venice, Florida, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, creates products which focus on protecting and enhancing the beauty and functionality of homes and businesses. The Company’s trusted brands include PGT Windows & Doors, CGI Windows & Doors and WinDoor. PGT, Inc. holds the leadership position in its primary market and is part of the S&P SmallCap 400 Index. For additional information, visit http://ir.pgtindustries.com.

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Contact:
PGT Media Relations
Danielle Mikesell
Office: 941-480-1600
Cell: 941-525-3907
dmikesell@pgtindustries.com

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