Deceuninck North America Adds to Leadership Team, Other Key Internal PromotionsOctober 27th, 2022 by Editor
Deceuninck North America, manufacturer and extruder of energy-efficient residential and commercial PVC door and window components and systems, has announced the appointment of a new vice president of finance to its leadership team. In addition, the company promoted two key team members central to its material science and research and development departments.
Dan Hoelting joins the executive leadership team as vice president of finance, and will be responsible for strategic leadership of the finance and accounting department. Hoelting brings more than 11 years of finance leadership experience, most recently serving as the global director of finance operations at Hillenbrand Inc. Previous roles in consumer plastics packaging, global aviation, and automotive and industrial plastics gives Hoelting a diverse background in the manufacturing industry.
Paul B. Adams, former director of materials research and development, has been promoted to vice president of materials innovation, a global role. In this position, Adams will be responsible for materials strategy and work closely with experts in all Deceuninck supplier regions, including international locations. Adams will focus on broadening the organization’s supplier base, building strategic alliances with material suppliers, and implementing a cost-effective materials strategy.
Jon Hauberg, director of product research and development at Deceuninck North America for more than 32 years, will now also serve as research and development liaison manager. In addition, Hauberg’s responsibilities now include overseeing the materials engineering team. In his new role of R&D liaison manager, Hauberg will serve as the lead for driving and funneling mid- and long-term innovation ideas. This includes product innovation opportunities driven by customers and for operations and processes within the organization.
“We are excited to bolster our executive leadership team with the addition of Dan, and to continue to rely on Paul and Jon to improve our product offerings, material formulations, and internal processes to an even greater degree,” said Joren Knockaert, president and CEO. “We are confident that, collectively, their focus on sustainability, strategy, innovation, and operations will continue driving our position as industry leaders.”