PGT Innovations (PGTI) has appointed Chris Stephens Jr. to its Board of Directors. He will join the board’s audit committee and serve as a Class III director. The board is also expected to nominate him to stand for election as the director of PGTI’s 2024 annual stockholders’ meeting.
Stephens Jr. previously served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer for Sealed Air Corp. His responsibilities included corporate finance, accounting, treasury, tax, investor relations, operations finance, business planning and analysis and global shared services.
“With over 35 years of professional experience in strategy, finance and operations, Chris’ skill set makes him an incredible asset to our organization,” says PGTI president and CEO Jeff Jackson. “We’re incredibly fortunate to have him join our board, and we’re looking forward to seeing the impact he makes.”
Stephens Jr. is a certified public accountant and also holds a master’s in business from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from King’s College.
Stephens Jr. is currently a Fairfield University Dolan School of Business Advisory Board member. Previously, he served as chair of the Manufacturers Alliance CFO Council, was a member of the Connecticut Business Industry Association (CBIA) Board of Directors and was a member of Loyola Marymount University’s Business School Advisory Board.