Paul Cody has been named president and chief executive of Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc., a portfolio company of Grey Mountain Partners. Cody was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Power Distribution division, a business of the Electrical Sector of Eaton Corp. Consolidated Glass is a fabricator and distributor of impact resistant glass, architectural glass, and architectural metals.
Grey Mountain Partners announced today that Paul Cody has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Glass Holdings, Inc. Mr. Cody brings with him a 30-year track record of successfully managing and growing businesses.
Mr. Cody was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Power Distribution division, a business of the Electrical Sector of Eaton Corporation ETN +0.76% . The Power Distribution division designs and manufactures electrical power distribution and control assemblies and systems. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Cody led the Eaton Electrical Service & Systems division as Vice President and General Manager. The Service & Systems division provides engineering, project management, maintenance, energy, and aftermarket life extension services to a broad range of markets and customers globally. During his 15-year career at Eaton, Mr. Cody successfully grew businesses from the ground up, built exemplary leadership teams, and achieved superior business results, as evidenced by Eaton’s recognition of the Electrical Service & Systems division with the 2010 Eaton Business Excellence award. Mr. Cody started his career as a field service engineer at Westinghouse Electric Corporation in the Engineering Service organization and was promoted to various management positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career there. He joined Eaton in 1998.
“Paul has an outstanding track record of building successful businesses,” said Will Pucillo, Affiliate Manager, Grey Mountain Partners. “His proven leadership style, diverse set of business skills, and drive to succeed will serve as important catalysts in promoting value creation at Consolidated Glass Holdings and will enable the company to take advantage of its long-term potential.”
“The businesses that have been acquired to form Consolidated Glass Holdings all have prominent brands in the industry and a strong reputation for customer service,” Cody said. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with Consolidated Glass Holdings’ management team, experienced employees, and suppliers to grow the business and better serve our customer base across the security, architectural glass, and architectural metal sectors.”
ABOUT CONSOLIDATED GLASS HOLDINGS
Consolidated Glass Holdings, Inc. is a fabricator and distributor of impact resistant glass, architectural glass, architectural metals, and specialty products for the commercial and residential building maintenance, renovation, and construction markets. CGH corporate headquarters are located in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please contact Carole Kagiyama at 720-259-2452.
ABOUT GREY MOUNTAIN PARTNERS
Grey Mountain Partners is a Boulder, CO-based private equity firm that focuses on partnering with management to create lasting value through operational improvements and buy and build strategies in fragmented markets. Grey Mountain invests in lower middle-market companies across a wide range of industries and in transactions with enterprise values between $30 million and $150 million.