JELD-WEN Names Mark A. Beck President and Chief Executive Officer

JELD-WEN, Inc. announced on Nov. 23, 2015 the appointment of Mark A. Beck as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer effective November 30, 2015.

Kirk Hachigian, who is currently in these roles, will continue as an active member of JELD-WEN's leadership team as Executive Chairman of the Board.Mr. Hachigian and Mr. Beck will work closely together into the new year to facilitate a smooth management transition.

Mr. Beck joins JELD-WEN from Danaher Corporation, where he has been Executive Vice President of the Water Quality and Dental Platforms since early 2014. Previously, Mr. Beck spent 18 years with Corning Incorporated in a series of management positions with increasing responsibility, including his most recent appointment as Executive Vice President of Corning's Environmental Technologies & Life Science units. Earlier in his career, Mr. 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.

"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 for JELD-WEN," said Mr. Hachigian. "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."

Over the last year Mr. Hachigian has been focused on building a strong organization at JELD-WEN. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Beck joins several other executives who have recently been appointed to global leadership roles, including John Dinger, Executive Vice President and President-North America; Peter Maxwell, Executive Vice President and President-Europe; and Peter Farmakis, Executive Vice President and President Australia-Asia.


JELD-WEN--a leading global manufacturer of windows, doors, and treated composite trim and panels--operates in more than 20 countries, with $3.5 billion in revenue, half of which comes from outside the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company provides products that enhance the beauty and functionality of homes and commercial buildings. JELD-WEN's full breadth of products has earned numerous awards and endorsements for dependability, innovation and excellence--providing solutions that deliver exceptional value for builders, architects and homeowners around the world. JELD-WEN is a recognized leader in manufacturing energy-efficient products and has been an ENERGY STAR Partner since 1998. For more information about JELD-WEN, or to find a dealer, visit or call 800-877-9482.

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