United Rentals, Inc. has named Kurt Barker executive vice president - corporate services. He joined the company upon its founding in 1997 as vice president - east region and subsequently served as vice president for the aerial, midwest and highway technologies regions.
Minuti-Ogle Co., Inc. of Oakdale, Minn. announces two promotions. Joel M. Ofsthun is now vice president of sales. He has more than 10 years of experience in the construction industry. Dan Zimmerman has been promoted to construction executive. He has been in the construction industry for over 22 years, including five at Minuti-Ogle.
Steel Panel Foundations, a developer of a panelized, steel-foundation system, has named Philip Robichaud director of sales for the company. In his new role, Robichaud will oversee the firm’s global sales team, including licensing its patented foundation technology.
PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. of Carrollton, Texas, has named Ken Fishbein and Mona Zinman co-chief executive officers. Fishbein formerly was executive vice president/vice chairman and Zinman was executive vice president. PrimeSource is a manufacturer and distributor of building products with more than 1,200 employees.
AppTek Industries of Encinitas, Calif., has announced that Chris Fitzimmons is vice president of its new Steel Framing and Drywall Division. AppTek is one of the fastest growing construction subcontracting businesses in Southern California.
May 25, 2007