IKO Appoints Jeff Williams as Brand Director, North America

KANKAKEE, IL, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, IKO - a global manufacturer of residential and commercial asphalt shingles and related roofing materials – named Jeff Williams as the company's first-ever Brand Director for North America.

In this newly created position, Jeff will develop branding and social media strategies as well as oversee the implementation of overall positioning, marketing and messaging related to IKO.

Based in Maryland, Williams comes to IKO with 20 years of marketing leadership and experience in the building products industry. Most recently, Jeff was Senior Vice President of the Home and Building Division for IMRE, an integrated marketing agency.  Prior to that, he had led the marketing effort at Weather Shield Windows and Doors, where he worked for 11 years.

"We're extremely pleased that Jeff has joined IKO in this exciting, brand-new position," said Keith Lowe, Vice President of US Sales for IKO.  "His expertise will be a driving force in implementing IKO's branding, marketing, and social media strategy."

About IKO
IKO is a world-wide leader in the roofing, waterproofing and insulation industry for residential and commercial markets.  A vertically integrated company, IKO operates more than 25 manufacturing plants throughout North America and Europe.  IKO is a family owned business established in 1951.

Copyright ©2015 IKO Industries, Ltd. All rights reserved.  For media or industry analyst support, please visit our website at http://www.iko.com

SOURCE IKO Industries

For further information: Derek Fee, Manager - Corporate Communications, IKO, 235 West South Tec Drive, KANKAKEE, IL, 60901, 416-780-5898, Email: derek.fee@iko.com


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