Chris BitsakakisformattedChris Bitsakakis has been appointed vice president and general manager at Royal Building Products window and door profiles business.

“We are excited to have a leader of Chris’ caliber join our business,” says Mark Orcutt, executive vice president of Royal Building Products. “Chris brings a solid combination of sales, manufacturing and financial experience to this role, and we are counting on him to help position the window and door profiles business to take advantage of the emerging recovery of the North American housing market.”

Bitsakakis comes to Royal from Durabody Industries Ltd, a Canadian-based manufacturer of truck bodies and trailers, where he was president and CEO for the past two years. Prior to Durabody, he spent more than 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility in the automotive manufacturing industry, first with Cooper Standard Automotive and more recently with Magna International.

Bitsakakis holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Western Ontario.

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