Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 6, 2009
Drexel Metals is pleased to announce that Gene Colleran, President Clopay Corporation, has joined its board of directors.
Mr. Colleran rounds out Drexel Metals five member board. Gene has an extensive background in building materials and consumer goods with top brand name enterprises. In addition to Clopay, Gene has held senior executive positions with Newell Rubbermaid (BernzOmatic, Lee Rowan, and Anchor Hocking Specialty Glass) and USG Corporation.
Joining Gene on Drexel Metals' board is Michael Araten - CEO K'NEX Brands, L.P.; Michael Allen - Managing Director, Allen Search; Rob Waite - CEO Drexel Metals LLC and Dick Carroll - Chairmen Drexel Metals LLC.
"As we continue to refine and implement our business strategy of establishing regional manufacturers of metal roofing, I couldn't think of a better qualified person to join our board than Gene Colleran", said Rob Waite, Drexel Metals' CEO.
Mr. Colleran added, "I was very impressed with Drexel Metals' go-to-market strategy and am confident it will revolutionize the metal roofing industry. I look forward to working with this very strong board of directors on Drexel Metals strategy development and implementation."
About Drexel Metals LLC
Drexel Metals is a provider of fully engineered on-demand standing seam metal roofing systems that are supplied through its network of regional manufacturers known as the DMARM (Drexel Metals Association of Regional Manufacturers). Drexel's metal roofing has an industry leading 7 Miami-Dade approved roofing systems. In addition to metal roofing, Drexel also supplies highly efficient photovoltaic solar roof systems. Drexel Metals' solar products are engineered to work with Drexel Metals' roof systems, flat roof applications or in commercial and residential retrofit applications.
To learn more about Drexel Metals LLC, visit http://www.drexmet.com.