AZEK names new vice president of ESG
The AZEK Company, the Chicago-based building products manufacturer, has named Amanda Cimaglia as vice president leading the environmental, social and governance (ESG) function at the company.
In this role, Cimaglia will be responsible for continuing to drive the company-wide ESG strategy and initiative, as well as aligning AZEK reporting activities with industry standards, the manufacturer said Cimaglia will also be assisting the investor relations (IR) team in implementing a comprehensive ESG/IR strategy and strengthening stakeholder engagement.
“I am extremely pleased to appoint Amanda to this newly created role. At AZEK, ESG principles have long been part of our corporate DNA, closely aligned with our core value of ‘Always Do the Right Thing,’” said AZEK CEO Jesse Singh. “We are committed to empowering our employees, respecting the communities in which we operate, and through our innovative recycling programs, reducing waste and ultimately, building a more sustainable future. With Amanda’s appointment, our goal is to formalize and further accelerate the implementation of ESG programs throughout all of The AZEK Company and to lead by example.”
Prior to joining The AZEK Company, Cimaglia was a managing director within Solebury Trout’s ESG 360 practice, where she guided private and public companies in the development and communication of ESG strategies that created long-term value, attracted and drove stakeholder engagement including investor relations and corporate communications initiatives. Prior to joining Solebury Trout in 2019, Cimaglia served as the head of investor relations and ESG at Hannon Armstrong, an investor in climate change solutions.
“I am proud to join The AZEK Company, embrace the vision and elevate the values into a thoughtful, comprehensive, progressive ESG strategy,” Cimaglia said. “A true champion of sustainability, I look forward to building upon AZEK’s strong reputation for innovation, excellence and continuous improvement.”
AZEK operates manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Minnesota. The company's brands include TimberTech composite decking and Versatex cellular PVC trimboards.