TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) today announced the appointment of Ava Harter as
senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective May 18,
Harter currently serves as general counsel, chief compliance officer and
corporate secretary of Taleris America LLC, a joint venture between GE
Aviation and Accenture. She had previously served as general counsel of
General Electric's avionics business. She has held senior legal
positions at The Dow Chemical Company, as well as serving in private
practice at Jones Day and Thompson Hine LLP in Cleveland, Ohio.
Harter will succeed John Christy and serve as the company’s chief legal
advisor, overseeing all aspects of law, compliance and securities
compliance for Owens Corning.
Harter earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northwestern
University, a master’s degree in sociology from the University of
Nebraska, and a juris doctor from Northwestern University School of Law.
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 marketleading 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 2014 sales of $5.3
billion and employs about 15,000 people in 26 countries. It has been a
Fortune 500® company for 60 consecutive years. For more information,
please visit www.owenscorning.com.
Owens Corning Media Chuck Hartlage, 419-248-5395 or Investors Thierry Denis, 419-248-5748