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Owens Corning Elects Edward F. Lonergan to Board of Directors

        Owens Corning Elects Edward F. Lonergan to Board of Directors

PR Newswire

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 17, 2013

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today
announced that Edward F. Lonergan, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Chiquita Brands International, Inc., has been elected to the company's Board
of Directors, effective Sept. 18, 2013.

"We welcome Ed to our Board of Directors," said Owens Corning Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman. "His global experience and strong
commercial background make him a valuable addition to the board. We are
delighted to have recruited such an outstanding director."

Mr. Lonergan was named CEO of Chiquita in 2012, and currently serves on the
company's Board of Directors. Chiquita is a leading international marketer and
distributor of bananas, packaged salads and other fresh produce. He previously
served as Director, President and CEO of Diversey, Inc., a leading global
provider of sustainable cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions, from
February 2006 through the sale of the company to Sealed Air Corporation in
October 2011.  Prior to that, he served as President, Commercial Operations
Europe for The Gillette Company.

Mr. Lonergan held various positions at Procter & Gamble from 1981 to 2002,
working his way up from field sales and sales management to general management
roles in customer business development and in emerging markets.

He is a graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York.

About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading global producer of residential and
commercial building materials, glass-fiber reinforcements and engineered
materials for composite systems. A Fortune^® 500 company for 59 consecutive
years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability through delivering
solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Celebrating its 75^th
anniversary in 2013, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of
glass-fiber technology with sales of $5.2 billion in 2012 and approximately
15,000 employees in 27 countries on five continents. Additional information is
available at: www.owenscorning.com.

SOURCE Owens Corning

Website: http://www.owenscorning.com
Contact: Media Inquiries: Matt Schroder, 419.248.8987; Investor Inquiries:
Thierry Denis, 419.248.5748
 
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