Johns Manville Expands Focus on the Building Constructor Segment

DENVER, Nov. 28, 2016 – Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced a new role focusing on the building constructor segment. The strategic move to expand the JM Roofing Systems Owner Services Team will engage design-build, construction management, general contracting and other commercial construction entities. 

Doug Schanz recently joined JM Roofing Systems as national account manager responsible for these building constructor services. He is responsible for collaborating and servicing the constructor channel during all phases of project design, construction and occupancy.

Prior to joining JM, Schanz held a number of marketing and management roles within the construction management and commercial building product arenas. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Adams State University and an M.B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Schanz holds a Register Roof Observer (RRO) designation and is a member of many professional organizations including ASHE, DBIA, NAIOP and RCI.

“We are thrilled to welcome Doug to our team,” said Brad Burdic, Preferred Accounts Leader at JM. “With over two decades of industry experience, this seasoned professional has the background and ability to effectively bridge the gap between the Constructor Channel and Owners for a successful project outcome.”

About Johns Manville

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. JM serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $2.6 billion and holds leadership positions in many of the key markets that it serves. JM employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 44 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at