Providence, RI – June 13, 2012 – Gilbane Building Company announces today the promotion of two new executive vice presidents to its leadership team. Dennis Cornick and Thomas Laird have joined Gilbane’s executive ranks to further the company’s efforts toward continued growth both domestically and internationally.
“We are excited to welcome two of our company’s most respected and dynamic leaders to the executive management team,” says Thomas F. Gilbane, Jr., chairman and CEO. “Dennis and Tom have both had extraordinary careers with Gilbane for over 20 years. We look forward to their increased contributions in their new roles.”
A 22-year veteran of Gilbane, Dennis Cornick has been named executive vice president and national director of sales and marketing. In this position, he will help drive the growth of the organization and set strategies to complement Gilbane’s operational excellence efforts.
Cornick has a long track record of success at both the regional and national levels. He has served as a senior vice president and national director of sales and marketing for the last several years. As an EVP, Cornick will continue to champion a robust one-company approach to sales and national accounts.
Thomas Laird has also been promoted to executive vice president. Laird will continue to be responsible for Gilbane’s Central region, which has enjoyed significant growth under his leadership, and will now also assume operational responsibility of the Midwest and Delaware Valley regions as well as Gilbane’s CAT Response consulting service.
Laird is a 27-year veteran of Gilbane who joined the company as a management trainee in 1986 and progressed through a number of construction operations and leadership assignments, including regional manager of business development in the Mid-Atlantic Region, district manager in the Cleveland office and vice president, regional manager of Gilbane’s Central region and senior vice president.
About Gilbane, Inc.
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from sustainable building to the latest in construction technology – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 60 office locations around the world. For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com.