EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 – Henry Company announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Frank Ready as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately.
“Frank brings exceptional building products industry experience, strong leadership and a track record of career success and accomplishment. In his role, Frank will lead the Company forward in executing on its strategic plans for growth and value enhancement, and will serve as a member of the Henry Board,” said Robert Newbold, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Henry Company, Ready was Executive Vice President of Armstrong Worldwide and CEO of Armstrong Floor Products Worldwide. He was with Armstrong for 30 years and served successfully in a variety of senior leadership roles in the organization throughout his career. “I am very excited about the opportunity to use my background in building products to lead the Company in this period of growth,” said Ready. “While Henry is already the market leader in many of its key addressable markets, I intend to focus the talent and passion of the Company not only to enhance its market position but also to meet or exceed our customer’s expectations.”
The Board also extends its sincere thanks to Mike Kenny for serving as the interim CEO of the Company for the last several months. Mike’s commitment to Henry and his leadership of the Company over these last seven months was essential to the continued strong progress being achieved during our CEO search.
Headquartered in El Segundo, California, Henry Company is a leader in Building Envelope Systems®. Henry products control the flow of water, vapor, air, and energy through the entire building envelope, from foundation to roof. Henry understands the principles of integrating air and vapor barrier, roofing, and waterproofing systems to ensure superior building performance. Henry professionals offer designers, contractors, and building owners a combination of technical experience and a commitment to provide quality products. For more than 75 years, Henry has been the trusted source for a variety of building solutions.
For more information on Henry, visit www.henry.com or call 1-800-486-1278.
Kurt Andersen HB&M (for Henry)
For Immediate Release
November 19, 2014