Glass fiber giant Owens Corning has announced the appointment of Ava Harter as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.

Harter currently serves as general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary of Taleris America LLC, a joint venture between GE Aviation and Accenture. She had previously served as general counsel of General Electric's avionics business. She has held senior legal positions at The Dow Chemical Company, as well as serving in private practice at Jones Day and Thompson Hine LLP in Cleveland, Ohio.

Harter will succeed John Christy and serve as the company’s chief legal advisor, overseeing all aspects of law, compliance and securities compliance for Owens Corning.

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