A unique and exciting opportunity for a dynamic manufacturing business leader to create a new business from the ground up.  Under the guidance and with the financial backing of two industry leading companies, the CEO will prepare and execute a business plan, build and lead and executive team, oversee the start-up of a manufacturing facility, and continue to grow the organization, including further potential facility start-ups to broaden geographic reach.

Assignment: 4299
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Industry: Architectural Millwork
Reports To: Board of Directors
Location: Mid-Atlantic to Mid-South

Our Client:

Two forest products industry leading companies, now combining efforts in a new joint venture domestic manufacture moulding business.  These companies represent global reach, vertical integration, product diversity, and a history of profitable growth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for business start-up with the goal of becoming operational in Q4 2023
  • Prepare and execute a business plan to include Procurement, Production, Sales, Pricing and Logistics
  • Build and lead an Executive Team for the leadership and sustainable growth of the company
  • Continue to grow the organization, including further potential start-ups in other geographical areas

Position Requirements:

  • Successful P&L company/division leadership experience
  • Manufacturing operational experience with wooden finger joint mouldings and millwork in an automated environment
  • Start-up experience – brownfield, greenfield, or major facility expansion, including capital project leadership
  • Visionary team builder – track record of hiring, managing and leading a team to success
  • Proven track record of successful overall business planning and execution
  • Excellent communication skills – all levels and formats
  • Strong customer facing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field


Nichole Trieste