OMG®, Inc., a manufacturer of fasteners, adhesives, and construction productivity tools marketed through its FastenMaster® and Roofing Products divisions, has named Cecile Mejean as director of the New Product Development and Innovation Department for its Roofing Products division.
Mejean will lead the new product development team, driving product and application innovation for the division. In addition, she will lead the Technical Services organization in delivering technical product support and managing codes and approvals. She reports to Peter Coyne, senior vice president and general manager.
“We are very excited to welcome Mejean to lead our new product development team and continue our rich history of product development and market innovation. She is a proven leader and strategic thinker who has led business and R&D teams to develop and launch new products that enhance customer experiences,” said Coyne.
Mejean joins OMG Roofing Products from Saint-Gobain High-Performance Materials. She spent the past nine years in R&D and business leadership roles, most recently as business manager for the electronic market. Before Saint-Gobain, she held research positions at Yale University Medical School and at Harvard University.
Mejean holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and materials science from Yale University, and master’s degrees in soft matter, colloids, and polymers, from the University of Bordeaux, and in chemical engineering from the Ecole National Superieure de Physique et Chimie de Bordeaux, both of Bordeaux, France.
OMG Roofing Products has promoted two of its outstanding field sales representatives to the position of key account managers for various strategic private label accounts. In their new roles, Mark Parker, and Mohammed Loutfi will use their selling, negotiation, communications, and business management skills to drive sales, loyalty, and long-term growth at specific OMG accounts. In this capacity, they will work closely with OMG’s purchasing, sales management, technical, marketing, and operations departments to support their activities.
Parker has more than seven years of sales experience and has been OMG’s territory manager for North and South Carolina since October of 2019. During his time at OMG, he has consistently been a high performer and has been recognized as his region’s leading territory manager. Parker holds a bachelor’s degree from Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.
Loutfi brings more than six years of sales experience to his new post, most recently as the territory manager for OMG in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin for the past three years. He has also demonstrated consistently strong sales since joining OMG and has year-to-date growth in his territory of more than 25%. Loutfi holds a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.
“We are very pleased to be transitioning these two strong leaders into key account roles,” said Monte Horst, vice president of sales and marketing for OMG Roofing Products. “Both are dedicated and talented managers who have excelled in their sales roles, and we are confident that they will continue to thrive in their new positions.”