Nicholas Katzakis has joined Ferro Corp. as chief accounting officer. Katzakis was formerly vice president, controller and compliance officer for U-Store-It Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and operates self-storage facilities throughout the U.S. Prior to his tenure at U-Store-It, Katzakis was director of Financial Services and controller for A. Schulman, Inc., a publicly owned global manufacturer of plastic resins for the automotive and packaging industries.

Katzakis, who is a certified public accountant, served as a senior auditor at the former Touche Ross & Co. before moving into corporate finance roles. In his role at Ferro, Katzakis reports to Sallie B. Bailey, vice president and chief financial officer.

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