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Alcoa Building And Construction Systems Appoints Jay Kahn To Corporate Identity Manager


Underscoring its commitment to the corporate identity (CID) market, Alcoa Building and Construction Systems (BCS) announces that Jay Kahn has been named Corporate Identity Manager for North America. In this role, Kahn will have responsibility for corporate identity sales for the Kawneer, Traco and Reynobond® brands, leading a team of dedicated professionals as they focus on product bundling opportunities and sales growth.

Kahn and the CID team will introduce retailers to the wide range of advanced technologies that the Alcoa BCS brands have brought to the market as well as demonstrate how BCS can help them build a memorable brand identity. With revolutionary products like Reynobond with EcoClean™, high performing curtain wall, storefront and window solutions and a dedicated corporate identity team, Alcoa is committed to offering architects and designers exceptional solutions and new possibilities.

“A company’s corporate identity reveals its character, giving the world the first look at what the business is about. We are committed to offering businesses worldwide with long-term, affordable and sustainable solutions that maximize the visual impact of their brands,” said Colin Brosmer, Director, Front End Services for Kawneer North America. “Alcoa BCS offers more complete solutions for any design or building need. We are pleased to have Jay lead the CID team as they find even greater value for retail customers.”

Kahn joined Alcoa in March, 2003 as Corporate Identity Manager for Reynobond in North America, which then expanded to a global focus. During this time, he worked with retailers to achieve their design intent while optimizing both installation speed and cost through system solutions. Kahn later served as a National Sales Manager in North America. In 2008, Kahn assumed the role of Global Commercial Development Manager, where he helped bring Reynobond with EcoClean to market.

Prior to joining Alcoa, Kahn gained significant commercial and operational management experience in the building materials industry through various roles at Alpolic®, a division of Mitsubishi Chemical USA, Inc., and Pioneer International, a global concrete and precast manufacturer. Kahn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Logistics from the University of Houston.

To learn more about Kawneer, Traco and their range of products and architectural services, please visit For more information about Reynobond, visit

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