Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Gary S. Michel as chair and CEO. Upon his resignation, the Board appointed Kevin C. Lilly, most recently the company's executive vice president and chief information officer, as interim CEO. In addition, current independent director David G. Nord, former chairman and CEO of Hubbell Incorporated, was elected chair of Jeld-Wen's Board of Directors. The Board has initiated a comprehensive search for a new CEO, including consideration of both internal and external candidates.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Jeld-Wen is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems.