Holstein, IA—Rick Liddell, senior vice president, sales and marketing for VT Industries, a leading manufacturer of laminate countertops and architectural wood doors based in Holstein, IA, has been elected to two Industries’ Board of Directors.
In October, Liddell was elected to the board of the Door & Hardware Institute Educational Foundation. The Foundation promotes life safety and security with regard to the door opening, including proper product applications, egress and fire ratings of doors, frames and hardware in commmercial buildings.
The following month, he was elected to the Board of Directors for the North American Building Materials Distributors Association, which represents the building materials industry. The association is focused on member education to specialty distributors and cabinet industry suppliers and distributors.
Liddell is responsible for sales and marketing for the Architectural Door Division and the Fine Laminate Countertop Division at VT Industries. In his 12 years with the company he has held other industry positions, including Chairman of the Board of the Window & Door Manufacturers Association in 1999 and member of the Door & Hardware Board of Governors from 2003 to 2006.