Gibraltar Industries Appoints Pat Burns as Chief Operating Officer
Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (“Gibraltar”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of building products for the residential, industrial, infrastructure, and renewable energy and conservation markets, announced the appointment of Pat Burns as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Burns was most recently Senior Vice President, Strategy at Dover Corporation from 2016 to 2018 and has held strategy and operational leadership roles at Johnson Controls and Danaher Corporation. Mr. Burns will report to Chief Executive Officer Bill Bosway.
“Pat brings deep operations and growth experience and the critical ability to tie corporate strategy to the execution of day-to-day business decisions,” said Mr. Bosway. “I was highly impressed with Pat’s operational acumen when we worked together at Dover Corporation, and I am excited to have him take a leadership role in Gibraltar’s 80/20 simplification initiatives and all four of our strategic pillars. Pat is the ideal candidate to lead our continued drive for operational excellence and build on the team’s significant achievements during the past four years. We look forward to his contributions as Chief Operating Officer as we continue to propel our transformation efforts and accelerate growth through innovation.”
Mr. Burns, 56, was most recently Senior Vice President, Strategy at Dover Corporation from 2016 to 2018. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Corporate Strategy at Johnson Controls from 2014 to 2016 after spending the previous five years with Danaher in operating company leadership positions. Prior to these roles, Mr. Burns held growth and leadership roles at Trex, DuPont and Owens Corning, and served as a Captain in the United States Army. Mr. Burns has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the US Military Academy, West Point and an MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.
Gibraltar Industries is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building products for the residential, industrial, infrastructure, and renewable energy and conservation markets. With a four-pillar strategy focused on operational improvement, product innovation, portfolio management and acquisitions, Gibraltar’s mission is to drive best-in-class performance. Gibraltar serves customers primarily throughout North America and to a lesser extent Asia.
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Source: Gibraltar Industries, Inc.