Jeld-Wen Names New President and CEO

Jeld-WenJeld-Wen Inc., will have a new leader by the end of the month.

Mark Beck, is the new president and CEO, the Charlotte Business Journal reports. Beck, who comes from Danaher Corp., takes over for Kirk Hachigian, who will remain with the company as executive chairman of the board.

Window & Door magazine says the appointment will be official on Nov. 30. Prior to work with Danaher Corp. as executive vice president of the water quality and dental platforms since early 2014, Beck spent 18 years with Corning Incorporated in a series of management positions with increasing responsibility. Earlier in his career, Beck spent eight years in the residential construction industry. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Pacific University and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University, Jeld-Wen announced in a press release.

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“I am extremely pleased that Mark is joining the Jeld-Wen leadership team. His extensive experience leading global organizations and achieving strategic growth is a perfect fit,” said Hachigian in the release. “Mark has demonstrated the ability to develop innovative products by applying advanced technological solutions. He is a natural leader who will establish effective relationships both inside the organization and across the building products industry.”