Moon Township, Pa., August 8, 2017—CENTRIA, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of architectural metal wall and roof systems, is pleased to announce a pair of exciting personnel enhancements to the product management team, including the promotion of CENTRIA’s own Jeff Peskowitz to oversee the product management department and the new hire of Kimberly Rager, Product Manager, Insulated Metal Panels.
A veteran marketing and business development executive in the building products industry, Peskowitz joined CENTRIA’s product management team in early 2015 as Product Manager, Profile and MCM products. His role quickly expanded to incorporate CENTRIA’s growing portfolio of rainscreen cladding systems including the innovative MetalWrap insulated composite backup panel system. His supervision and leadership were critical to the launch of a number of new products and initiatives. His distinguished career encompasses over 32 years of product management and leadership experience.
“Jeff Peskowitz’s background showcases an exceptional combination of industry knowledge, marketing insight and business acumen,” said Vice President of Marketing Laura Phelan, NCI Building Systems, Inc. “He is uniquely positioned to lead CENTRIA’s product management team to new heights, and we look forward to his continued success.”
In his new role as Manager of Product Management, Peskowitz is responsible for all product management activities and cross-functional collaboration with sales, operations, brand marketing, engineering and research & development to drive product strategies and tactics for growth.
New Product Manager, Insulated Metal Panels Kimberly Rager brings a wealth of experience in marketing and product management. Most recently, she served as Marketing Manager - Innovation with Pittsburgh, Pa.-based PPG Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of paints, coatings, specialty materials and fiberglass. In her new role, Rager will oversee strategic product planning, sales strategy and market analysis for Formawall Dimension Series and Graphix Series, CENTRIA’s premier line of insulated metal panels, as well as the Versawall and Versapanel industrial commercial foam products.
Rager earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown and her Master of Business Administration, Innovation Management from Carlow University.