Appointment of President Building Products Worldwide
The NSG Group announces the appointment of Clemens Miller to the post of President Building Products Worldwide. In this role, he will have full responsibility for all matters relating to the operation and performance of the NSG Group's global Building Products business.
He succeeds Mark Lyons, who, as announced on 27 April 2011, has been appointed CFO of the NSG Group. Mark and Clemens will begin a handover period immediately, with the effective date for handover of responsibilities being 29 June 2011.
A German citizen, Clemens will be based in Germany. He joined Pilkington in 1992 from the steel industry. He has managed the Group's Fire Protection and Solar Energy businesses and was appointed Managing Director Building Products Europe in 2007. Since April 2010, he has been Vice President of Commercial and Solar Energy Products. Clemens, who has a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Aachen, Germany, is married, with four children.
The NSG Group's Building Products business supplies glass for architectural and technical applications, as well as for the growing solar energy sector. It accounted for around 42 per cent of Group sales in the financial year ending 31 March 2010 and employs around 11,000 people in 21 countries worldwide.