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Introducing the Armstrong Board of Directors

Stan A. Askren
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of HNI Corporation

Stan A. Askren

Stan A. Askren

Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of HNI Corporation

Mr. Askren has served on our Board since October 2008 and is the Chairman of the Management Development and Compensation Committee. Mr. Askren has been Chairman and CEO of HNI Corporation, the second largest office furniture manufacturer in the world and the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, since 2004, and President since 2003. Mr. Askren also serves on the boards of directors of Artic Cat Inc., the National Association of Manufacturers, the Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association International (past chair), and the Iowa business Council (past chair).

Matthew J. Espe
President and CEO, Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

Matthew J. Espe

Matthew J. Espe

President and CEO, Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

Mr. Espe has served on our Board since he joined us as our President and CEO in July 2010. Prior to joining us, Mr. Espe was Chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corporation, a subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd., a leading provider of document management solutions and services. Mr. Espe was Chairman and CEO of IKON Office Solutions, Inc. from 2002 to 2008, at which time IKON was acquired by Ricoh. Mr. Espe was employed by General Electric for 22 years, serving as President and CEO of GE Lighting prior to joining IKON in 2002. Mr. Espe previously served on the boards of directors of Unisys Corporation and Graphic Packaging Holding Company.

James J. Gaffney
Former Consultant to GS Capital Partners, II, LP; Former Chairman and CEO of General Aquatics, Inc.

James J. Gaffney

James J. Gaffney

Former Consultant to GS Capital Partners, II, LP; Former Chairman and CEO of General Aquatics, Inc.

Mr. Gaffney has served on our Board since 2006 and is the Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee. Mr. Gaffney is a former consultant to GS Capital Partners, II, LP, a private investment fund affiliated with Water Street Corporate Recovery Fund I, LP and Goldman, Sachs & Co. and other affiliated investment funds. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Gaffney served as Chairman and CEO of General Aquatics, Inc., composed of companies involved in the manufacturing of swimming pool equipment and pool construction. Prior to that role, Mr. Gaffney was President and CEO of KDI Corporation, a conglomerate with companies involved in swimming pool construction and manufactured products. Mr. Gaffney also serves on the boards of directors of Pool Corporation, Beacon Roofing Inc., and C&D Technologies, Inc. Mr. Gaffney previously served on the boards of directors of World Color Press Inc. (f/k/a Quebecor World Inc.) and Imperial Sugar Company (past Chair).

Tao Huang
Former Chief Operating Officer of Morningstar, Inc.

Tao Huang

Tao Huang

Former Chief Operating Officer of Morningstar, Inc.

Mr. Huang has served on our Board since 2010 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Huang served as Chief Operating Officer of Morningstar, Inc., a leading independent provider of investment research, from 2000 until his retirement in 2010. Mr. Huang started Morningstar’s International Operation in 1998, and held the position of President of International Division until 2000.

Michael F. Johnston
Retired Chairman, CEO, President, and Chief Operating Officer at Visteon Corporation

Michael F. Johnston

Michael F. Johnston

Retired Chairman, CEO, President, and Chief Operating Officer at Visteon Corporation

Mr. Johnston has served on our Board since 2010 and is a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee. Mr. Johnston served as Chairman, CEO, President, and Chief Operating Officer of Visteon Corporation, an automotive components supplier, at various times from 2000 to 2008. Before joining Visteon, Mr. Johnston held various positions in the automotive and building services industry, including serving as President, North America/Asia Pacific for Johnson Controls’ Automotive Systems Group. Mr. Johnston also serves on the boards of directors of Whirlpool Corporation and Dover Corporation. Mr. Johnson previously served on the board of directors of Flowserve Corporation.

Jeffrey Liaw
Chief Financial Officer, FleetPride, Inc.

Jeffrey Liaw

Jeffrey Liaw

Chief Financial Officer, FleetPride, Inc.

Mr. Liaw has served on our Board since 2012 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Liaw is the Chief Financial Officer of FleetPride, Inc., a nationwide supplier of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts. Prior to joining FleetPride in December 2012, Mr. Liaw was a principal of TPG Capital for seven years and was active in TPG's energy and industrial investing practice areas. Before joining TPG in 2005, Mr. Liaw was an associate at Bain Capital, in its Industrials practice. Mr. Liaw also serves on the board of directors of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, and previously served on the board of directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Company.

Larry S. McWilliams
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Keystone Foods

Larry S. McWilliams

Larry S. McWilliams

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Keystone Foods

Mr. McWilliams has served on our Board since 2010 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Management Development and Compensation Committee. Mr. McWilliams served as President and CEO of Keystone Foods, a producer of proteins, from 2011 to 2012. Mr. McWilliams also served as Chief Operating Officer of Keystone Foods, and prior to that, he served as a Senior Vice President at Campbell Soup Company and subsequently became the President of Campbell International, responsible for all of Campbell Soup’s business in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Mr. McWilliams also serves on the boards of directors of Bob Evans Farms and Godiva Chocolatiers International. Mr. McWilliams previoulsy served on the Board of Governors of St. Josephs University Food Marketing Council and the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association’s Industry Affairs Council.

James C. Melville
Member of the law firm of Kaplan, Strangis and Kaplan, P.A.

James C. Melville

James C. Melville

Member of the law firm of Kaplan, Strangis and Kaplan, P.A.

Mr. Melville has served on our Board since 2012 and is a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Melville is a member of the Minneapolis-based law firm of Kaplan, Strangis and Kaplan, P.A., where he has practiced in the corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and financial areas since 1994. Prior to joining Kaplan, Strangis and Kaplan, Mr. Melville practiced with Dorsey and Whitney in their Minneapolis and London, England offices. Mr. Melville previously served as a member of our Board from September 2009 until July 2010. Mr. Melville also serves on the board of directors of the Minnesota Orchestral Association and is also active in numerous local and civic organizations and their boards.

James J. O'Connor
Former Chairman and CEO of Unicom Corporation

James J. O'Connor

James J. O'Connor

Former Chairman and CEO of Unicom Corporation

Mr. O’Connor has served on our Board since 2007 and is the Chairman of the Board and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. O’Connor is a retired Chairman and CEO of Unicom Corporation, a Chicago-based utility company. Mr. O’Connor joined Commonwealth Edison Company in 1963, became president in 1977, a director in 1978 and Chairman and CEO in 1980. In 1994, Mr. O’Connor was also named Chairman and CEO of Unicom Corporation, which then became the parent company of Commonwealth Edison Company, from which he retired in 1998. Mr. O’Connor previously served on the boards of directors of Trizec Properties, Inc., Corning, Inc., Smurfit – Stone Container Corporation, and United Continental Holdings, Inc.

John J. Roberts
Former Global Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

John J. Roberts

John J. Roberts

Former Global Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mr. Roberts has served on our Board since 2006 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Roberts served as Global Managing Partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1998 until his retirement in June 2002. Mr. Roberts held numerous positions at Coopers & Lybrand LLP from 1967 until its merger with Pricewaterhouse LLP in 1998, including as one of three members of the Office of the Chairman of Coopers & Lybrand’s United States operations from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that time, Mr. Roberts held other positions at Coopers & Lybrand, including Deputy Vice Chairman, Vice Chairman and Managing Partner. Mr. Roberts also serves on the boards of directors of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, and Vonage Holdings Corporation. Mr. Roberts previously served on the board of directors of Sicor, Inc. and served as a director of our former holding company, Armstrong Holdings, Inc.

Richard E. Wenz
Former CEO of Jenny Craig International

Richard E. Wenz

Richard E. Wenz

Former CEO of Jenny Craig International

Mr. Wenz has served on our Board since 2010 and is a member of the Audit Committee. A private investor, Mr. Wenz previously served as the CEO of Jenny Craig International until 2003. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Wenz was an operating affiliate of DB Capital Partners. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Wenz was President and Chief Operating Officer of Safety 1st, Inc. Mr. Wenz also serves on the boards of directors of Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. and Pet Supplies Plus. Mr. Wenz previously served on the boards of directors of Radica Games, Inc. and Strategic Partners, Inc.

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