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PGT Innovations Adds Experienced HR Executive

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PGT Innovations, a national leader in the premium window and door category, recently appointed Rachel Evans as Vice President of Human Resources, where she will be responsible for the company’s human resources activities across the southeast region.

Rachel Evans

With more than 25 years of experience within the human resources sector, including 14 years of leadership, Ms. Evans brings extensive knowledge in talent management, employee and labor relations, organizational development, and executive coaching to the company.

“We are excited to welcome Rachel to the PGT Innovations family,” said Debbie LaPinska, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for PGT Innovations. “Her history of developing and leveraging internal human resources processes to allow team members to reach their full potential will be a tremendous benefit to our organization. Rachel’s organizational development and talent management experience will also be pivotal in our team’s continuing effort to ensure the right people are in the right positions at the right time.”

Prior to joining PGT Innovations, Ms. Evans held the position of Vice President of Human Resources for Ohio-based Fortune Brands Home & Security. During her time there, she managed corporate and manufacturing human resources efforts for several of the operating companies, including MasterBrand Cabinets where she managed up to 10,000 employees across 20 manufacturing sites in the U.S. and Mexico, as well as oversaw corporate sourcing and logistics for those areas and Asia. Ms. Evans has held several positions of increasing responsibility in the field of human resources and possesses a strong understanding of the building products industry from her past roles.

Evans earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Indiana Wesleyan University and received a professional certification in human resources.

About PGT Innovations, Inc.

PGT Innovations manufactures and supplies premium windows and doors. Their highly engineered and technically advanced products can withstand some of the toughest weather conditions on earth and are revolutionizing the way people live by unifying indoor and outdoor living spaces. PGT Innovations creates value through deep customer relationships, understanding the unstated needs of the markets it serves, and a drive to develop category-defining products. PGT Innovations is also the nation’s largest manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors, holds the leadership position in its primary market, and is part of the S&P SmallCap 400 Index. The PGT Innovations’ family of brands include CGI®, PGT® Custom Windows and Doors, WinDoor®, Western Window Systems,Eze-Breeze®, and CGI Commercial. The company’s brands, in their respective markets, are a preferred choice of architects, builders, and homeowners throughout North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality products are available in custom and standard sizes with massive dimensions that allow for unlimited design possibilities in residential, multi-family, and commercial projects.


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Source: PGT Innovations, Inc.