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Owens Corning chairman delivers Hiner Lecture

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Michael Thaman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Owens Corning, presented “Owens Corning: Building a Sustainable Enterprise,” to a packed crowd as part of the Glen H. Hiner Distinguished Lecture Series. 

Thaman was named a member of the Board of Directors at Owens Corning, a world leader in insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites, in January 2002 and elected chairman later that year. He has served as president and chief executive officer since 2007.  

Thaman began his career at Owens Corning in 1992 and has held leadership positions in finance, manufacturing, corporate development and international business. In 1997, he became vice president and president of the company’s Engineered Pipe Systems business based in Brussels, Belgium. In 1999, he was named vice president and president of Owens Corning’s Exterior Systems Business and in April 2000, he was appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer.