Challgren named President at Therma-Tru

Fenton Challgren has been named president of Therma-Tru Corp., part of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS). He will report to Brett Finley, former President of Therma-Tru Corp. and current President of the newly formed FBHS Doors & Security segment.


“Fenton joined us in December and has had a positive impact on the organization. I look forward to his continued success in this new role,” said Finley.

Challgren joined Therma-Tru in December 2017 as Vice President, business development. Prior to joining Therma-Tru, he was the President of Sipi Metals Corporation. Before that, he spent nine years at IDEX Corporation, where his last role was President, chemical food and process platform. In this role, he directed nine manufacturing plants and three commercial offices, overseeing operations, sales, marketing and business development. Challgren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University.

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“I’m looking forward to leading this innovative organization. We have a great core of products, customers and suppliers and I can’t wait to work with them to grow our business,” said Challgren. “I’m also very impressed with the philanthropic work that Therma-Tru does each year, and I am grateful for the opportunity to lead an organization that fosters a strong culture of giving.”