Supress Products LLC appoints industry experts to key management positions
Leading Sound Suppression Materials Company Recruits Directors of Sales, Finance and Manufacturing
San Rafael, Calif. August 8, 2006 Supress Products, LLC, the leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art sound suppression building materials, today named three new directors to the company's management team. Jodi Dufrane has been hired as the director of sales, Kim Niquette as the director of finance and Gery Steinberg as the director of manufacturing.
Jodi, Kim and Gery are among the best and the brightest in the business, said Bruce Donaldson, President of Supress Products, LLC. They will greatly strengthen our leadership position in the marketplace and provide our customers and employees with the highest level of industry knowledge, customer service and product quality.
Jodi DuFrane, Director of Sales
Jodi DuFrane brings more than 15 years of global sales experience and channel partner management to the Supress Products team. At Supress, DuFrane will be responsible for creating and managing a world-class sales and customer service team. Prior to joining Supress Products, Ms. DuFrane held senior leadership roles in global sales and alliances with Boomerang.com and Quiet Solution. Ms. DuFrane also spent more than 10 years with Sun Microsystems and Oracle in various sales positions. She received her B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Kim Niquette, Director of Finance
Kim Niquette has more than 12 years of business and operations experience. She will be responsible for the financial operations of Supress; developing policies, procedures and systems to meet company objectives. She comes to Supress Products from Solar Depot, where she was the director of finance. Solar Depot is one of the largest wholesale distributors and system integrators of solar electric and solar thermal systems in the United States. Ms. Niquette also previously served as the director of operations and strategy for a San Francisco clothing importer. She holds a B.S. in business administration from Boston University and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Gery Steinberg, Director of Manufacturing
Gery Steinberg's career spans three decades of manufacturing operations and management. At Supress, Mr. Steinberg will be responsible for manufacturing, product development and quality assurance of Supress' complete product line. Most recently, he was the director of manufacturing at Quiet Solution and SKC America. Mr. Steinberg also held senior positions with Rockwell International, where he directed the development of continuous web-based liquid crystal alignment processes for the production of new LCD displays. Previously, Mr. Steinberg served as general manager of both Intermag, Inc. and Disksystems, Inc. He was also the plant manager of Xidex Corporation, where he started his career as a senior chemist and coating supervisor. He has a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts.
Specifically designed to enable a noise free and serene environment to commercial and residential buildings, Supress delivers unprecedented sound and noise control with its easy-to-install, easy-to-use product line. Supress Sound-Engineered Drywall, Sound-Engineered Steel and Sound-Engineered Wood products are available through leading professional building supply dealers and distributors across the U.S.
Supress Products, LLC is a leading supplier of state-of-the-art, sound-suppressive building assemblies, materials and supplies for use by architects and professional builders. The company's products are sold through leading professional building supply dealers and distributors throughout the U.S. The company is headquartered in San Rafael, California. For additional information please visit www.supressproducts.com or contact Supress at 800-456-4061.