WEST SENECA, N.Y. — Kemper System America has named James Arnold, PE, RRO, as director of product development. In this newly created position, he works with the marketing, sales and technical teams to develop new solutions to complement the current cold, liquid-applied roofing and waterproofing product line.
Based in the Denver area, Arnold brings more than 28 years of experience from the design, construction management and roofing industries to his new role, including recent leadership positions at Johns Manville and Polyglass U.S.A. From 2010 to 2013, he served as technical committee chair for SPRI.
Arnold earned a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, Texas and Colorado, and he earned the Registered Roof Observer (RRO) certification from RCI.