The Outdoor GreatRoom Company Welcomes Vice President of Engineering

The Outdoor GreatRoom Company Welcomes Vice President of Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS - The Outdoor GreatRoom CompanyTM has hired Gregg Achman as its new vice president of Engineering. His position will focus on overseeing the new product process including research, technical services, and quality control.

“As a leader, I hope to use my experiences to continue growing the business,” Achman said. “I look forward to getting back to my roots and being more involved in the day-to-day product development cycle.”

Achman brings 33 years of experience in the hearth industry to his new position. He is currently active in the ANSI/CSA test standards process and resides on multiple technical subcommittees including the HPBA Gas and Solid Fuel Product Section Committee.

As a long-time expert at Hearth and Home Technologies® and Heat-N-Glo®, Achman held positions from design engineer to director of Quality and vice president of Engineering. He possesses a Mechanical Engineering degree from North Dakota State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.

“Achman’s experience makes for an exciting opportunity to help OGC continue to be an innovative leader in the industry,” vice president of Operations Eric Hawkinson said. “His focus on product advancement and quality will aid in enhancing the overall customer experience.”