In the new role, Hughes will continue to work with sales and with marketing, operations, and research and development. The promotion aligns with DBCI’s forward-moving objectives to increase profitable sales, improve service and further develop sales team capabilities, according to the release.
A native of Douglasville, Ga., Hughes is an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and watching Florida State Seminoles football.
Smith is a graduate of Carl Sandberg College in Galesburg, Ill., and has more than 23 years of experience in overhead-door sales and management. He lives in Murfreesboro, Tenn., with his wife, Arlene. They have four children and four grandchildren.
Former national sales manager Roc Hughes has been promoted to general manager. He will assume responsibilities for the position immediately, focusing on the company’s long-term vision and strategic market position.
DBCI designs and manufactures commercial-grade, steel roll-up doors as well as frames and panels, wall systems, interior-hallway systems, mezzanine systems, portable-storage units, and wine lockers. Headquartered in Douglasville, Ga., the company also operates production facilities in Chandler, Ariz., and Houston, and manages distributor relationships in Knoxville, Tenn., and San Leandro, Calif.