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Business Observer Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 4 months ago

Venice-based company appoints new CFO, senior VP

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John Kunz fills the role with more than two decades of experience.

VENICE — John Kunz is bringing his 25 years of experience to a Venice-based company that is a national leader in premium windows and doors. 

Courtesy. PGT recently hired John Kunz as the new senior VP and CFO.

PGT Innovations Inc. appointed Kunz to senior vice president and CFO. His experience spans across accounting, treasury, international finance and business operations. At PGT, Kunz will be focused on leading the company’s finance strategy, budgeting and planning, accounting, financial reporting and investor relations functions. Additionally, he’ll be responsible for providing strategic direction in regards to the company’s information technology efforts. 

“John is a proven CFO with nearly three decades of finance and accounting leadership experience, an impressive history of directing finance strategy, and a thorough understanding of key business drivers within the construction industry and their impact on financial results,” says Jeff Jackson, PGT Innovations CEO and president, in a release. “In addition, his success with merger and acquisition activities for publicly traded organizations aligns incredibly well with our company’s long-term growth strategy. I’m pleased to welcome him to PGT Innovations, and we look forward to the leadership he will bring to our organization.”

Recently, Kunz held a similar position at U.S. Concrete Inc. where he worked with the senior leadership team to identify strategic targets and markets, completed numerous acquisitions and managed a highly leveraged capital structure. 

“I am delighted to join the PGT Innovations family at this stage in the company’s trajectory,” Kunz says. “It’s extremely exciting to have the opportunity to assist the existing leadership team through a period of incredible growth and expansion.”

With the new appointment, the interim CFO Brad West has resumed his position with the company as senior VP of corporate development and treasurer. 

“We thank Brad for his dedication and leadership during his time as our Interim Chief Financial Officer and for his assistance in our extensive search for the right candidate to take on this role,” Jackson says in the release. “Brad has been an impactful member of our executive team, and we are grateful that he will continue his tenure and be part of our future growth.”

 

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