Jeld-Wen names executive leader

Julie Albrecht joins building products manufacturer, brings three decades of leadership.
Held-Wen CFO Julie Albrecht
Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. names Julie C. Albrecht chief financial officer.

Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. announced Julie C. Albrecht will join the firm as executive vice president and CFO, effective July 18, 2022.

She will replace EVP and Acting CFO David Guernsey who will transition into another leadership role, said the company.

“Julie is a proven finance executive who has successfully led large global teams for public companies, and we are excited to have her join the Jeld-Wen team,” said Chair and CEO Gary S. Michel.

Albrecht joins Jeld-Wen from Sonoco, one of the largest global sustainable packaging companies with 2021 sales of $5.6 billion, where she has served as CFO since March 2019.

“The breadth and depth of her background in finance, combined with her strong leadership skills, will help us further engage investors as we execute our multi-faceted growth strategy. We continue to be focused on growing market share, expanding margins and delivering increased shareholder value,” said Michel.

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Albrecht is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience. She joined Sonoco in 2017 as corporate vice president, treasurer and assistant CFO before being named CFO in 2019.

“Jeld-Wen has an exciting future,” said Albrecht. “I look forward to working with Gary and Jeld-Wen’s talented team to further advance the company's financial performance and continue its business growth trajectory.”

Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina., Jeld-Wen is a global manufacturer of interior and exterior building products, offering a wide selection of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems.