The Wharton Club of Charlotte invites you to join us for what is sure to be a fascinating and informative evening! JELD-WEN will be hosting us at their worldwide headquarters in Charlotte. JELD-WEN is the world's largest manufacturer of windows and doors. Their CEO, Gary Michel, will be providing insight into what has made JELD-WEN so successful in the industry and how they are able to keep ahead of the competition.
We will also be touring the Experience Center - Jeld-Wen's state of the art, brand new showroom packed with the latest in windows and doors styles and technology.
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (beverages and light snacks will be provided)
About JELD-WEN and its CEO, Gary Michel
Gary Michel joined the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer and our Board of Directors on June 18, 2018. Mr. Michel joined the Company from Honeywell International, Inc., where he
served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Home and Building Technologies
strategic business group since October 2017. Prior to that, he spent 32 years at Ingersoll Rand,
most recently as Senior Vice President and President of its residential heating, ventilation and air
conditioning business and as a member of Ingersoll Rand’s enterprise leadership team. He began
his career there as an application engineer and held various product, sales and business
management roles before moving into a series of leadership positions across various geographic
and market segments. Mr. Michel holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech and
an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix. He has served as a member of the board of directors of
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company since 2015. Mr. Michel was selected to serve on the Board of
Directors in light of his board experience and extensive background in management, engineering
and global sales.