Firestone Building Products Names New Chief Operating Officer
Indianapolis, IN – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone), a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, has announced Brian O’Neil as the company's new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
A native of Massachusetts, O’Neil brings more than 26 years of operations experience to Firestone. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Ply Gem Holdings, Inc., an exterior building products company in Cary, North Carolina, where he led operations for 12 manufacturing plants. Throughout his career he has developed a track record of success, while holding various leadership roles at Marietta Corporation, Coty Incorporated and Procter & Gamble Co. In addition, he gained valuable international experience in Germany, directing an internal consulting group supporting the Gillette Global Technical and Manufacturing organization. O’Neil earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Boston College.
“Brian’s extensive experience in operations, management and cost-down initiatives, in addition to his strong leadership, make him the perfect fit to lead our operations team,” said Tim Dunn, President of Firestone Building Products. “He has certainly demonstrated an ability to introduce and drive new strategies and tools that produce results, and we are excited to have him join our leadership team.”
About Holcim Building Envelope Division
The Holcim Building Envelope produces a broad range of exterior building products, including the Elevate™ (formerly Firestone) lineup of metal roof and wall panel systems. To learn more, visit or www.holcimelevate.com.