KLAMATH FALLS, OR--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - JELD-WEN, inc. announced today the appointment of Scott Cottrill as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to JELD-WEN President Philip Orsino. Mr. Cottrill will assume his new position on October 15, 2012.
Mr. Cottrill brings a wealth of global financial experience to JELD-WEN including 11 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and 14 years with Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industries. Since 2005, Mr. Cottrill has been Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Goodrich. Prior to that, Mr. Cottrill led Goodrich's internal audit department. At Goodrich his responsibilities spanned external reporting, financial planning and analysis, as well as serving as Goodrich's finance integration lead during its acquisition by United Technologies Corporation.
"We are thrilled that Scott is joining JELD-WEN's leadership team," stated Mr. Orsino. "His broad background in global accounting and finance will be a tremendous asset to our organization. I am looking forward to working closely with Scott as we continue to implement the company's long-term growth and profitability improvement plans."
Mr. Cottrill graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. Mr. Cottrill will join the JELD-WEN office in Fort Mill outside Charlotte.
JELD-WEN is one of the world's leading manufacturers of reliable windows and doors. JELD-WEN began in 1960 and today has approximately 20,000 employees across more than 100 locations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company's extensive product offering encompasses windows, exterior doors, interior doors and related building products that are sold globally through multiple distribution channels, including retail home centers, wholesale distributors and building products dealers. JELD-WEN has been an ENERGY STAR Partner since 1998. For more information on JELD-WEN, visit www.jeld-wen.com.