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Cornerstone Building Brands Appoints Jones President, U.S. Siding

Melissa Jones (Photo via Business Wire)

Cornerstone Building Brands, the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, announced that Melissa Jones has joined the company as president, U.S. siding. In her role, she will lead the company’s U.S. residential siding and fence and rail business. She assumed the role on July 1and report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Rose Lee.

Jones has more than 20 years of leadership experience and demonstrated success delivering revenue and profit growth through customer-centric organic growth strategies, M&A integration, operational excellence and commercial excellence in the industrial machinery and electrical manufacturing industries. Most recently, she served as group president, Commercial Water Solutions at Pentair, where she led two P&L business units.

Prior to Pentair, Jones worked in various corporate marketing functions at Generac Power Systems, Johnson Controls, Abbott Laboratories, Milwaukee Tool and Stanley Black & Decker. She earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Mary’s Honors College of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Maryland.