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 visit www.owenscorning.com.
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