Todd Rief, chief executive of S. A. Armstrong.
Mr Rief has over 25 years of experience in both small and large organizations. In his most recent role, he worked with Honeywell International, where he served as chief commercial officer for the homes and buildings technologies division. In 12 years with Honeywell, he served in a variety of positions including president and general manager of the Environmental and Energy Solutions Group and president and general Manager of the Life Safety and Security group.
Me Rief joined Honeywell from Sun Microsystems where he served as general manager of the Storage Services Business. Prior to that he was an associate with the leading consulting firms Booz Allen & Hamilton and McKinsey & Company. His academic background includes both a Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering and economics and an MBA.
In the role of chief executive, Mr Rief will report directly to Charles Armstrong, the executive chairman of S. A. Armstrong. He will assume responsibility for the parent company, S.A. Armstrong and all subsidiary companies and business lines, such as Buildings, Mining & Industrial and the Foundry Business.
Charles Armstrong said: “Todd’s knowledge and passion for technology, his superior strategic capabilities and his proven track record in business organizational performance improvement will be instrumental in the continuing execution of Armstrong growth in existing and new markets.”