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Executive Leadership

Under the direction of George Wilson, the eighth President and CEO in the company’s 93-year history, Quanex remains positioned for continued market growth and leadership.

George Wilson

President - Chief Executive Officer
 
EDUCATION:
Indiana University, MBA
University of Akron, BS Accounting
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Quanex Building Products
Vice President - Chief Operating Officer, 2017-2019
Quanex Insulating Glass Systems
President, 2011 - 2017

Lauren International
Vice President Human Resources, 2010 – 2011
Vice President Operations, 2008 – 2010
 
Federal Mogul
General Manager, Zanxx Products, 2002 – 2008
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

Martin Thurley


CEO – Liniar (HL Plastics)

EDUCATION
De Montfort University, UK: MBA,
De Montfort University, UK: Diploma in Management Studies

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Masonite International
UK Group Operations Director, 2015-2016
Managing Director – Door-Stop International 2012-2015

Arden Windows Ltd
Operations & Commercial Director 2009-2012

JELD-WEN, Inc
General Manager, 2002-2009

Mecc-Alte
Operations Manager 1999-2002

JELD-WEN, Inc
Senior Management Development Program (Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance) 1986-1999

Paul Cornett


Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Secretary

EDUCATION:
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2003
Rice University, B.A. History/Sociology, 2000
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Vice President – Deputy General Counsel, 2018 – 2019
Deputy General Counsel, 2017-2018

Associate General Counsel, 2012-2017
Assistant General Counsel, 2008-2012
 
Quanex Corporation
Assistant General Counsel, 2007-2008
Senior Attorney, 2006-2007
Staff Attorney, 2005-2006
 
Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Associate – Corporate Group, 2003-2005
 

Scott Zuehlke

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
 
EDUCATION:
University of Houston, MBA, 2001
University of Texas, BBA, 1998
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Vice President – Investor Relations & Treasurer, 2016 – 2019

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

Mark Livingston

Mark-Livingston-2019.jpg
Vice President,  Chief Accounting Officer and Controller


EDUCATION:
The University of Texas at Austin, BBA 1985
Certified Public Accountant in Texas since 1987
 
PREVIOUS PRFESSIONAL EXPERINCE:
Omega Protein, Inc., 2015-2018
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
 
ION Geophysical Corp. , 2008-2015
Financial Reporting Director
Internal Audit Director

 
Symetra Financial Corp. , 2004-2007
Assistant Vice President, Chief Audit Executive
 
Qwest Communications, 2002-2004
Director, Internal Audit
 
PwC, 2001-2002
Internal Audit Manager
 
Benchmark Electronics, 2000-2001
Chief Audit Executive
 
Global Marine Inc., 1991-2000
Manager, Internal Audit
Assistant Manager, Internal Audit
Senior Internal Auditor

 
Trammel Crow Company, 1989-1991
Senior Internal Auditor
 
Arthur Andersen, 1985-1989
Senior Auditor
Experienced Auditor
Staff Auditor

Bob Daniels

President – North American Fenestration

EDUCATION:
Bradley University B.S. Engineering
 
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Insulating Glass Systems 2017 - 2018
President

Homeshield - 1991 - 2017
Vice President of Sales                                
Vice President of Strategic Alliances                                   
Vice President Safety & Environmental                             
Operations Manager                                        
Product/Manufacturing. Engineering Manager


Ohio Molding Corp 1988-1991
Engineering and Operations Manager

Chicago Metallic Corp. 1986-1988
Mechanical Engineer

John Sleva

President – North American Cabinet Components
 
EDUCATION:
University of Minnesota Carlson School, Executive Education, 2017
St. Cloud State University, MBA, 2003
University of Illinois, BA Science, 1991
University of Illinois, Master of Science in Forestry, 1989

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Quanex Building Products/Woodcraft Industries, 2005-2020
Interim President
Vice President of Sales
Director of Sales


Woodcraft Industries 1996-2005
Director of Purchasing
Regional Sales Manager


Averitt Lumber Company, 1995 – 1996
Dimension Plant Sales Manager

Artwood Products/SEEMAC Industries, 1991 – 1995  
Export Sales Manager

Board of Directors

William C. Griffiths 1*

Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert R. Buck 2, 4

Executive Chairman, Beacon Building Products

Susan F. Davis 3*, 4

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

Donald R. Maier 2, 3, 4

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Armstrong Flooring, Inc.

Meredith W. Mendes 2, 4

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Jenner & Block

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

Retired, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Olin Corporation

Curtis M. Stevens 1, 2*, 4

Retired, Chief Executive Officer, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation

George L. Wilson

President - Chief Executive Officer

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