JELD-WEN Appoints New Vice President of Investor Relations
Charlotte, NC – JELD-WEN Holding, Inc., a global manufacturer of building products, 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 over 15 years of investment analysis experience with a focus on the building products industry on both the buy and sell side. Most recently, he was Vice President of Investor Relations for WestRock Company.
“We are delighted to welcome James to JELD-WEN“, said Albrecht. “His deep experience in investor relations, his deep understanding of our industry and his vast network make him an ideal candidate for the company as we further develop our investor relations function to provide more transparency and useful information for the investment community.”
Previously, Armstrong ran his own investment research firm focused on the paper, packaging and building materials industry and served as vice president and chief technology officer at Vertical Research Partners. He has also held positions of increasing responsibility at Credit Suisse, CITI and the State Teachers’ Retirement System of Ohio.
“I am thrilled to join JELD-WEN at a pivotal time in the company’s history,” said Armstrong. “I believe the company has unique competitive advantages that are difficult to replicate, and there is significant opportunity to generate shareholder value. I look forward to working with the entire team and building relationships with our key stakeholders as we move towards the next stage of our journey.
Armstrong holds a BS from the University of Cincinnati, an MS from Auburn University, and an MBA with a specialization in investment management from Fisher College of Business at Ohio State. University.