Andersen Corp. promoted Chris Galvin to the role of president and chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Galvin will become the company’s eleventh president in its 118-year history.
Over the course of his nearly 20 years with Andersen, Galvin has held leadership roles in corporate finance, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain operations, and currently he is president of the Andersen division, serving the new residential, home improvement and light commercial market segments, offering a wide range of product solutions through diverse distribution channels and partners. In this role, Galvin also has responsibility for RD&I and information technology.
As president and chief operating officer, Galvin will continue to lead the Andersen division, as well as enterprise manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, RD&I and information technology. In addition, Troy Barrow, president of Renewal by Andersen, the company’s full-service window replacement division, and Annie Zipfel, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, will report to Galvin.
Referring to Galvin’s appointment to the newly created position of president and chief operating officer, Andersen Corp. Chairman and CEO Jay Lund says: “Chris is the right leader at the right time as we rise to meet unprecedented demand in our business, navigate a global supply chain crisis and align our organization to execute our company’s strategic growth initiatives. He is a highly capable and trusted leader, passionate about furthering the ‘All Together’ culture that makes Andersen a special place to work, and equally committed to delighting our customers at every touchpoint. He has deep knowledge of our business and industry, longstanding relationships with our customers, suppliers and business associates, and he is supported by an exceptional team of leaders across our business who work every day to live up to our promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.”