Chad Hoffman has been promoted to the role of president of Wausau Window and Wall Systems. He also will have responsibility for Toronto-based Sotawall Limited. Both companies are a part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOG). Wausau is a leading designer and manufacturer of energy-efficient, custom aluminum window and curtainwall systems. Sotawall is a full-service designer, manufacturer and installer of proprietary, high-performance, unitized curtainwall systems.
Hoffmann draws from 23 years of industry expertise and a breadth of experience in leadership roles including operations, sales, engineering and project management, as well as strong ties within the glazing industry. Prior to his promotion to president of Wausau, Hoffmann served as Apogee’s vice president of operations and supply chain management. In this role, he led company-wide lean, procurement and shared services initiatives across Apogee’s multiple business units.
Before joining Apogee’s corporate team, Hoffmann worked for 18 years with another of its business units, Harmon, one of the largest U.S. full-service building glass and curtain wall installation companies. During his time with the company, he held many roles including serving as vice president of engineering and manufacturing.
Hoffmann earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University, as well as completing the Minnesota Management Institute Program at the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business.