"Marcio is a global executive with a great understanding of our Composites business"
TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced today that Marcio Sandri has been
named President, Composites, effective May 25, 2018. Mr. Sandri will
report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman.
“Marcio is a global executive with a great understanding of our
Composites business,” said Mr. Thaman. “He has a proven track record of
delivering strong financial and operational results throughout his
17-year career with Owens Corning.”
Arnaud Genis has decided to retire after serving as President,
Composites for the last seven years and having spent more than 30 years
in the composites industry. Mr. Genis has led the transformation of the
Composites business driving record financial performance and a more
favorable margin profile, with a continuous focus on strong product
leadership and low-delivered cost operations.
“Arnaud is a strong leader whose deep industry expertise and commitment
to our customers have propelled the organization to success,” Mr. Thaman
continued. "On behalf of our employees, I would like to thank Arnaud for
his commitment and his numerous contributions to Owens Corning. We wish
him well in his future endeavors."
Mr. Sandri currently serves as Vice President, Global Strategy and
Operations for the company’s Composites business. Prior to this role,
Mr. Sandri was Vice President and Managing Director of Glass
Reinforcements, encompassing core glass fiber production, technical
fabrics and specialty glass within the Composites business. He also had
enterprise-wide responsibility for operations and supply chain activity.
Since joining Owens Corning in 2000, Mr. Sandri had several commercial
roles with responsibility for the United States, Latin America, Canada,
and Asia Pacific. Before Owens Corning, he worked at Dow Chemical in
Latin America and the United States.
Mr. Sandri earned a degree in chemical engineering from the Federal
University of Parana and studied business administration at the
University of São Paulo.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures, and markets insulation,
roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale,
the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in
materials, manufacturing, and building science to develop products and
systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and
residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the
company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable.
Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better
place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4
billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune
500® company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please
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