Hopkins, Minn. — EDCO Products Inc., a Minnesota-based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, has named John G. Lewis as president and chief executive officer.
Lewis brings more than 20 years of senior management experience to the company, including finance, engineering and manufacturing EDCO announced in a press release. Most recently he served as CEO of Trex Commercial Products Inc. Previously, Lewis served as CFO for HelpSystems, LLC. In addition, he currently serves as an independent director of several manufacturing and technology businesses.
“I am honored and excited to lead the EDCO team,” said Lewis. “Over its nearly 75-year history, the company has established an unmatched reputation for product quality, performance and innovation. From this solid foundation, we will strive to become the preferred brand of exterior building solutions for consumers and home builders nationwide.”
Nancy M. Dahl has served as EDCO’s interim president and CEO since January. She will transition back to the board of directors and serve as chair of the board, replacing the retiring long-time board member Steve Broz.
“I am excited about the future growth opportunity under John’s Leadership,” said Dahl. “His knowledge of the industry, experience as a CEO/president and board director together with his love for private family owned businesses will ensure EDCO continues to build momentum.”
Headquartered in Hopkins Minnesota, EDCO Products Inc. is one of the largest privately held manufacturers of pre-finished exterior building materials in the United States. Named the 2018 Manufacturer of the Year by the Minnesota Manufacturing Alliance, EDCO designs and manufactures a full-line of siding, roofing, soffit, and rainware products. The company has established distributor partnerships across the U.S. and Canada.