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Executive Leadership

Under the direction of Bill Griffiths, the seventh President and CEO in the company's 85-year history, Quanex remains positioned for continued market growth and leadership.

Bill Griffiths

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Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
 
EDUCATION:
Harvard Business School, PMD Executive Education Program
University of London, BS with Honors, Mining Engineering
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Sealine International Ltd.
Managing Director and member of the Board of Directors, 2011 – 2013
 
Champion Enterprises, Inc.
President and CEO, Chairman of the Board, 2004 – 2010
 
SPX Corporation
President, Fluid Systems Division, 1998 – 2004

Brent Korb


Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer
 
EDUCATION:
University of Houston, MBA, 1999
Certified Public Accountant, 1996
University of Texas, BBA Accounting, 1994
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Quanex Corporation
Vice President, Corporate Controller, 2005 – 2008
Assistant Controller, 2003 – 2005
 
Resolution Performance Products
Controller and Director Business Analysis, 2003
Manager Planning and Analysis, 2001 – 2002
 
Service Corporation International
Director International Finance and Accounting, 1999 – 2001
Manager International Finance and Accounting, 1999
Manager Corporate Development, 1998 – 1999
Manager Strategic Market Planning, 1997
Financial Analyst, 1996 – 1997
Baroid Drilling Fluids
Inventory Accountant, 1994 – 1996

Kevin Delaney


Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Secretary

EDUCATION:
Baylor University of Law, J. D., 1987
Austin College, B.A., Political Science, 1984
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Quanex Corporation
Vice President, General Counsel, 2003 – 2004
 
Trane Residential Systems, a Division of American Standard Inc.
Chief Counsel, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, 1997 – 2003
 
GS Roofing Products Company, Inc.
Vice President, General Counsel, 1995 – 1997
 
GTE Directories Corporation
Senior Attorney, 1991 – 1995
 
Merriman, Patterson & Allison
Associate Attorney, 1988 – 1991
 
Bailey and Williams, 1987 – 1988
Associate Attorney

Dewayne Williams

Vice President – Controller
 
EDUCATION:
University of Houston, BBA, Accounting, 1992
Certified Public Accountant, 1996
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Complete Production Services, Inc.
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Assistant Treasurer, 2009 – 2012
Assistant Controller, 2005 – 2009
 
Core Laboratories, N.V.
Financial Reporting Manager, 2004 – 2005
 
NATCO Group, Inc.
SEC Reporting Manager, 1999 – 2004
 
Enron:
Azurix Corp., Financial Reporting and Accounting Manager, 1998 – 1999
Lead Senior Specialist, Enron Capital and Trade Resources, 1997 – 1998
 
Coopers & Lybrand LLP
Senior Auditor, 1996 – 1997
 
Arthur Andersen LLP
Senior Auditor, 1992 - 1996

Scott Zuehlke

Vice President – Investor Relations and Treasurer
 
EDUCATION:
University of Houston, MBA, 2001
University of Texas at Austin, BBA, 1998
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Halcón Resources
Vice President, Investor Relations, 2011 – 2015
 
Geokinetics
Director, Investor Relations, 2010 – 2011
 
Hercules Offshore
Manager, Finance and Investor Relations, 2009 – 2010
 
Invesco
Equity Analyst, 2005 – 2009                                                                                              
Market Data Associate, 1998 – 2005

George Wilson

President – Insulating Glass Systems
 
EDUCATION:
Indiana University, MBA
University of Akron, BS Accounting
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Lauren International, 2008 – 2011
Vice President Operations
Vice President Human Resources
 
Federal Mogul
General Manager, Zanxx Products, 2002 – 2011
Plant Manager, Zanxx Products, 2000 – 2002
Plant Controller, Zanxx Products, 1998 – 2000
Financial Analyst, Cooper Automotive, 1996 – 1998
Cost Analyst, Champion Spark Plugs, 1993 – 1996
 
AMKO Service Company, Subsidiary of Paxair
Staff Accountant, 1991 – 1993

John "Jack" Conway

President – Woodcraft
 
EDUCATION:
University of St. Thomas, MBA
University of St. Thomas, BA Marketing


PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Homeshield, 2003 - 2016
General Manager: 2010 to July 2016
Vice President Operations: 2007 - 2010
Vice President – Sales 2004 - 2007
Business Development Manager 2003 - 2004

Intek Plastics, 1989 – 2003
Director Sales and Marketing, 1996 – 2003
Sales Manager
Sales Engineer
 
United HealthCare, 1986 – 1989
Account Manager
Product Manager
 
Beatrice Foods/Hunt-Wesson, 1983 – 1986
Sales Analyst
Sales

Timothy Reese

President & CEO – Mikron
 
EDUCATION:
Ocean Engineering, US Naval Academy
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Trex
Vice President/Senior Vice President Operations/R & D, 2008 -2015

DuPont Teijin Films™
Technology & Operations Director, Americas,2007 – 2008

DuPont
Director/Plant Manager, Corporate Operations, 2001 – 2007
Director/VP/Plants Manager, Photopolymer Packaging Graphics Products, 1998 – 2001
Global Business Director, High Performance Films/Materials, 1995 – 1998
WorldWide Business Manager & Plant Manager, Chromium Dioxide Products, 1992 – 1995

Brian Cummings

President – Quanex Screens
 
EDUCATION:
Pacific Lutheran University, MBA
Central Washington University, BS Accounting
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Aluminite, 2002 – 2012
President
Vice President and C.O.O.
Corporate Controller
 
Boise Cascade Corporation, 2000 – 2002
Senior Accountant
 
Jeld-Wen, 1990 – 2000
Group Manager
Office Manager

Bob Daniels

President – Homeshield

EDUCATION:
Bradley University B.S. Engineering
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Homeshield - 1991 - Present
VP of Sales                                
VP of Strategic Alliances                                   
VP Safety & Environmental                             
Operations Manager                                        
Product/Mfg. Engineering Manage

Ohio Molding Corp 1988-1991
Engineering and Operations Mgr

Chicago Metallic Corp. 1986-1988
Mechanical Eng.

Roger Hartshorn

CEO – HL Plastics

EDUCATION:
Ripley Tech, UK
Apprentice toolmaker, HL Plastics

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Flamstead Holdings
Owner and Managing Director 2005 - 2015

Fairbrook PLC  Ltd
Managing Director 1996-  2005

Eurocell Profiles ltd
Managing Director 1991 – 1996

HL Plastics Ltd
Works director 1988
Works manager 1983-1987

Board of Directors

William C. Griffiths 1*

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Quanex Building Products Corporation

Curtis M. Stevens 1, 2*, 4

Chief Executive Officer, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation

Joseph D. Rupp 1, 3, 4*, 5

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Olin Corporation

LeRoy D. Nosbaum 2, 3, 4

Retired, President and Chief Executive Officer, Itron, Inc.

Robert R. Buck 2, 4

Executive Chairman, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Susan F. Davis 3*, 4

Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Johnson Controls, Inc.

Board Committees

  1. Executive Committee
  2. Audit Committee
  3. Compensation and Management Development Committee
  4. Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  5. Lead Director
 
*Denotes Committee Chair