Andersen Announces Executive Leadership Changes
November 13, 2020
Andersen Corp. announced the retirement of Paul Delahunt, president of Renewal by Andersen LLC, and the promotion of several executive leaders.
Renewal by Andersen
Paul Delahunt has announced his plans to retire in early February 2021, after 12 years leading Renewal by Andersen. Delahunt joined Renewal by Andersen in 2004 and was promoted to president in 2008. Delahunt is a member of Andersen's executive committee and serves on the board of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.
Troy Barrow, currently vice president of company-owned retail operations and marketing for Renewal by Andersen, will be promoted to president of Renewal by Andersen, replacing Delahunt. Barrow joined Renewal by Andersen in 2010 with more than 14 years in marketing leadership roles in consumer-focused industries and has since led the Renewal by Andersen company-owned retail locations and marketing team. Barrow is a member of Andersen's executive committee.
Chris Galvin, currently senior vice president of manufacturing and logistics, has been promoted to president of the Andersen division, serving the new residential, home improvement and light commercial market segments. In this role, Galvin will also have responsibility for enterprise operations, logistics, supply chain, information technology and research, development and innovation.
Galvin began his career with Andersen in 2002 as the company's investment manager. Following 14 years in the corporate finance function, Galvin assumed responsibility for the company's manufacturing, logistics and supply chain operations in 2016. He is a member of Andersen's executive committee and serves on the Andersen Corporate Foundation board of directors.
Lance Whitacre, currently senior vice president, logistics and chief information officer, has been promoted to senior vice president of manufacturing and logistics. In this role, Whitacre will be responsible for manufacturing, facilities, logistics, supply chain and procurement. During his 19 years with Andersen, Whitacre has held positions of increasing responsibility including the last six years as the company's chief information officer and senior leadership roles in customer service, distribution, logistics and initial quality. Whitacre serves on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of the Twin Cities and for Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Kelly Aronson, currently vice president of information technology, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer. In this role, Aronson will be responsible for enterprise information technology. Since joining Andersen in 2014, Aronson has led the transformation of the customer and employee experience by accelerating digital technology solutions. Aronson is a board member for the Minnesota chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Tracey Gibson, currently senior director of talent acquisition and inclusion, has been promoted to vice president and chief diversity officer. In this role, Gibson will continue to accelerate Andersen's work to foster an inclusive and diverse workplace. Gibson joined Andersen in 2019 and is a board member for Richard Allen Math and Science Academy and School Readiness Learning Academy.
"The strength of Andersen is our people and their unwavering commitment to delighting our customers and living up to our promise that everyone benefits from their association with our company," says Jay Lund, chairman and CEO of Andersen. "We are fortunate to have incredible talent, depth and dedication at all levels of our company. This team of exceptional leaders will confidently and passionately advance our longstanding commitment to being a special place to work and the most trusted company in our industry."