JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) Holding, Inc. (NYSE: JELD), a leading manufacturer of building products, announced today the restructuring of its senior leadership team with the appointment of three new executive vice presidents. This strategic move is aimed at bolstering operational efficiency, enhancing customer engagement, and maximizing shareholder value.
Gustavo Vianna has been appointed as executive vice president and president of JELD-WEN Europe. With over 30 years of experience in multinational companies, Vianna specializes in operational and commercial transformations. He previously served as CEO of Aliaxis EMEA, overseeing a significant workforce and multiple facilities across Europe. Vianna succeeds Nigel Dilks, who will be departing after a transition period to pursue new opportunities.
Dan Valenti assumes the role of executive vice president for North America Doors & Distribution. Valenti brings more than 20 years of experience in general management, sales, and operations, with his most recent position being SVP and general manager for KitchenAid Small Appliances at Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR).
Matt Meier joins as executive vice president and Chief Digital and Information Officer, leveraging his 25-year career in steering digital technology transformations at various multinational companies. Meier’s previous role was at Driven Brand Holdings, Inc., where he led digital, data, and technology strategies for 14 brands.
JELD-WEN also highlighted the continued contributions of Dan Jacobs, vice president and general manager, North America windows, and Peggie Bolan, vice president and general manager, North America building products and fiber, who bring extensive experience within the company.
CEO William J. Christensen expressed confidence in the renewed leadership team’s collective experience, emphasizing their role in strengthening the company’s foundation and delivering increased value for customers, associates, and shareholders. JELD-WEN will maintain its regional operational structure and separate financial reporting for Europe and North America.