Posts Tagged ‘ JELD-WEN Holding Inc. ’

JELD-WEN Named to Newsweek’s Inaugural List of World’s Most Trustworthy Companies

Sep 11th, 2023

JELD-WEN Holding Inc. was named to Newsweek’s inaugural list of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies 2023. Company officials say it is the only door and window manufacturer on the global list. “We are immensely proud that JELD-WEN has secured its place among the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies,” said CEO William J. Christensen. “Building a culture […]

JELD-WEN Appoints Michael F. Hilton to Board of Directors

Aug 9th, 2023

JELD-WEN Holding Inc. has announced that it recently appointed Michael F. Hilton to its board of directors. Hilton’s appointment took effect August 3, 2023, and expands the company’s board to 10 members, eight of whom are independent. “As a former CEO for a publicly traded global manufacturing company, Mike brings extensive leadership, operations and strategy […]

Jeld-Wen Completes Sale of Australasia Business to Platinum Equity

Jul 5th, 2023

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. recently completed the sale of its Jeld-Wen Australasia business to Platinum Equity, a global interest firm. The deal follows through on a plan announced by Platinum Equity in April 2023. “The closing of this transaction represents a significant milestone in our strategy to simplify and streamline the company while maximizing shareholder value,” […]

Jeld-Wen Names Hayes EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Jun 5th, 2023

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. has announced the appointment of Jas S. Hayes to executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Hayes most recently served as senior vice president, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for Jeld-Wen, and succeeds Roya Behnia, who previously announced her impending retirement in July 2022. “Since joining Jeld-Wen in 2018, Jas […]

Platinum Equity to Acquire Jeld-Wen’s Australasia Business

Apr 19th, 2023

Platinum Equity announced this week that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Jeld-Wen Australasia windows, doors and related building products business from Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. The transaction is valued at approximately $461 million and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2023, subject to certain closing conditions and regulatory approvals. […]

JELD-WEN Named One of Newsweek’s Most Trustworthy Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Apr 12th, 2023

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. recently announced it has been named among the “Most Trustworthy Companies in America” by Newsweek magazine for the second year in a row. Jeld-Wen is listed as the top door and window company in the construction industry category, one of just 15 publicly traded companies on the list headquartered in North Carolina, […]

Jeld-Wen Names Michael Leon Senior VP, Chief Accounting Officer

Mar 30th, 2023

According to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. appointed Michael A. Leon as the company’s senior vice president and chief accounting officer. Leon replaces Scott Vining, who will be leaving the company after the close of its first financial quarter to ensure a smooth transition. Leon has extensive financial and accounting […]

Attorneys for Plaintiffs in Jeld-Wen Lawsuit to Receive Nearly $3M

Dec 22nd, 2022

A federal judge in Delaware ruled that law firm Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, along with firms Levi & Korsinsky LLP and Robbins LLP, are entitled to a portion of the settlement fund with respect to allegations of insider trading and anti-trust violations by Jeld-Wen upper management. In February 2021, plaintiff Jason Aldridge, derivatively […]

Jeld-Wen Names William J. Christensen CEO

Dec 16th, 2022

William (Bill) J. Christensen is Jeld-Wen Holding Inc.’s new chief executive officer effective immediately. He also joins the company’s board as a director. Christensen brings a focus on simplifying the company’s business, improving execution and delivering profitable growth. Christensen, 49, joined the company in April 2022 as executive vice president and president of Jeld-Wen Europe […]

JELD-WEN Names James Armstrong Vice President of Investor Relations

Nov 17th, 2022

JELD-WEN Holding Inc. has announced that James Armstrong has joined the company as vice president of investor relations. He will report to Julie C. Albrecht, executive vice president and chief financial officer. Armstrong brings more than 15 years of experience in investment analysis with a strong focus on the building products industry on both the […]