May 05, 2015

Quanex Appoints New Director of Research and Development

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Quanex Building Products announced the promotion of Sean Hummel to director of research and development. In his new role, he will oversee R&D for the Quanex IG Systems business unit.

Hummel has 20 years of product development, marketing project management and leadership experience with an emphasis on R&D. Hummel has spent the last six years managing R&D for Quanex’s IG systems operations.

“We are very excited to have Sean as our new director of R&D,” said George Wilson, general manager of IG Systems, Quanex Building Products. “Sean has a lot of experience in R&D and in the industry. We are looking forward to him taking on the responsibility of leading the team into the future.”

Hummel assumed his new role as of March 31, when the company’s former VP of R&D, Jim Baratuci retired.