Annette Panning Named Director of Marketing for Viracon
OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, has appointed Annette Panning as its new Director of Marketing.
Panning comes to Viracon with director-level experience leading global marketing, marketing communications, and brand initiatives. In addition, she has a unique breadth of experience across product development management and international marketing management practices. She has worked for companies such as PENTAIR, Graco Inc., and Andersen Corporation.
Panning’s most recent position at Andersen – more than seven years as their segment marketing manager – provided her with an intricate knowledge of glass products and the development and execution of marketing strategies and initiatives within the architectural project community.
“I am thrilled that Annette has joined our team,” says Garret Henson, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Viracon. “Her marketing and leadership strengths encompass everything we were searching for. We are entrusting Annette to add value to our strategies and tactics, assist us in executing our plans, and deliver market share gains across our product portfolio.”
Annette received her undergraduate degree and MBA at Minnesota State University. She has also taken programs at the Carlson School of Management and international business coursework at the Minnesota World Trade Center.
About Viracon, Inc.
Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, 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, digital printing, and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services. For more information, visit www.viracon.com.
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