US Viracon, a manufacturer of high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened and high-performance coatings, has elected a new vice president of sales.
Garret Henson has been promoted to vice president of sales at Viracon. Henson served as director of sales for the past five years and will continue to report to Kelly Schuller, president of Viracon, according to a company release.
“I’m humbly accepting this position, and the continued opportunity to work with some of the greatest sales talent and character in the industry,” Henson said, in the release. “I’m grateful to have been taught this business from my colleagues at Viracon, and there is still much to learn.”
Garret joined Viracon in 1993 as a field sales trainee, becoming a field sales representative based in Colorado. He regularly advanced through increasing levels of field sales management responsibility, both domestically and internationally.
“Garret has built great relationships with most of our customers and many others in our industry, as well as building bridges within Viracon,” Schuller said. “He will bring a valuable perspective to Viracon’s senior leadership team, as he is now part of the team setting overall company direction.”
Henson has a bachelor of business administration degree in finance and real estate, a Mini MBA in international management and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Viracon is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, St. George, Utah and Nazaré Paulista, Brazil. Viracon produces high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc.