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05/24/2022

Jeld-Wen promotes Krause to SVP

John Krause has more than 25 years of general management, marketing, finance, and operations experience.
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John Krause Jeld-Wen SVP
John Krause

Jeld-Wen has promoted John Krause to senior vice president and general manager, North America, effective May 25. 

Krause will report Jeld-Wen Chair and CEO Gary Michel.  The new senior vice president is currently Jeld-Wenvice president and general manager for the North America windows business.

He succeeds Daniel Castillo who is leaving the company, Jeld-Wen said.

"John is a highly accomplished executive who has a proven track record of leading high-performing teams that consistently deliver outstanding results," said Michel. "His appointment reflects our succession planning process and the talent across the company. I look forward to working together as we execute our strategy to provide a differentiated, superior customer experience and continue to grow revenue, expand margins and deliver value for shareholders."

Krause has more than 25 years of general management, marketing, finance, and operations experience.

He joined JELD-WEN in 2018 and has held leadership roles in North America windows and doors. Most recently, Krause was responsible for all aspects of the North America window businesses focused on residential and commercial construction. Prior to joining JELD-WEN, Krause spent 13 years at Cooper Industries and Eaton Corporation in a variety of senior finance, marketing and operations roles. 

"I am honored to lead a talented North America team that is passionate about serving customers," said Krause." We have great momentum in the business, and I am excited to capitalize on the growth opportunity ahead of us."

Based in Charlotte, N.C., Jeld-Wen is a global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering a wide selection of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems.