Kingspan Insulated Panels North America has chosen Joe Brash to assume the position of the firm’s new president. Brash has been with the company for several years and has most recently served as the managing director of its central and eastern European business. In his European role, Brash oversaw the Kingspan manufacturing plant as well as 35 sales offices in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. His other accomplishments included leading the building of a new office and manufacturing site in Hungary as well as implementing pan-region CRM systems. Prior to Kingspan in 2000, Brash worked for a U.K. paper, packaging and stationery company, where he served as managing director and finance director. While there, he successfully oversaw the operations of 27 corrugated and plastics packaging businesses across Europe. Brash received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Leicester University. He is also a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.