Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  11/19/2007
Owens Corning
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  1-33100
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
One Owens Corning Parkway
Toledo, OH 43659
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(419) 248-8000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On November 19, 2007, Owens Corning (the "Company") announced that it has appointed Mark W. Mayer, 50, as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective December 1, 2007.

Mr. Mayer was previously the Company's Vice President of Accounting and Reporting since January 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Mayer served as the Company's Vice President and Controller for the Office of Restructuring.

Mr. Mayer succeeds Ronald Ranallo, who has performed the chief accounting officer function in his capacity as Vice President and Corporate Controller, and who is leaving the Company to pursue outside opportunities.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Owens Corning
Date: November 19, 2007
/s/    Stephen K. Krull

Stephen K. Krull
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary