Andersen Corp. names president and COO
December 3, 2021 | 6:06 pm CST
Chris Galvin

Andersen Corp. promotes Chris Galvin to president and COO.

BAYPORT, Minn. – Andersen Corp. has promoted Chris Galvin to president and chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Galvin will become the company’s eleventh president in its 118-year history.

Over the course of his nearly 20 years with Andersen, Galvin has held leadership roles in corporate finance, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain operations, and currently, he is president of the Andersen division, serving the new residential, home improvement and light commercial market segments, offering a wide range of product solutions through diverse distribution channels and partners. In this role, Galvin also has responsibility for RD&I and information technology.

As president and chief operating officer, Galvin will continue to lead the Andersen division, as well as enterprise manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, RD&I and information technology. In addition, Troy Barrow, president of Renewal by Andersen, the company’s full-service window replacement division, and Annie Zipfel, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, will report to Galvin.

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