GRACE CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS NAMES O'GORMAN WORLDWIDE MARKETING MANAGER FOR WATERPROOFING SHEET MEMBRANES
CAMBRIDGE, MA, February 26, 1999 Grace Construction Products has promoted Kevin O'Gorman to the position of Worldwide Product Marketing Manager Sheet Membranes. In his new position, which reports to Joseph Spiak, Marketing Director for Waterproofing, O'Gorman will be responsible for developing strategies to maximize the growth and profitability of the company's sheet membrane product line, working closely with Grace's Research and Development team.
O'Gorman has been a key member of Grace's Waterproofing Division since joining the company's European operations in 1980. He began his career in Grace's Slough, UK office as sales coordinator and administrator, and later assumed responsibility as a field salesman in the Southern region. In this position, he grew business in the highly competitive London market before moving to specification sales in the English Midlands.
In 1995, O'Gorman became European Product Manager. One of his most significant achievements in this position was the highly successful commercialization of Preprufe® membrane, which has since become the division's top selling product in Europe. "Kevin brings tremendous knowledge of sales and marketing to our worldwide sheet membrane business. We are delighted to welcome him to Grace's global marketing team," said Spiak.
Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Grace Construction Products, a business unit of W.R. Grace & Co., is a leading manufacturer worldwide of Concrete Products, cement processing additives, fire protection and waterproofing products, and masonry products. The company has more than 125 plants and sales offices around the world.