Cornerstone Building Brands CEO Rose Lee Named 2022 Peak 25 Winner

CARY, North Carolina–()–Cornerstone Building Marksthe largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, today announced that President and CEO Rose Lee has been appointed Winner of the Peak 25 2022 speak triangular business diary (TBJ). Peak 25 recognizes executives in the Raleigh-Durham area who have emerged as leaders in their organizations over the past two years and are positioning their organizations for growth and excellence. As the first Peak 25 winner, Lee joins two dozen other prominent business leaders featured this year.

In her Peak 25 profile, Lee shares insights into her leadership of Cornerstone Building Brands, her career journey, and how she stays focused on operational improvements that customers value and accelerate growth as a result. As CEO of an industry-leading manufacturing company, Lee provides his perspective on the transition from a public company to a private equity-backed company as well as the economic headwinds facing much of the market. is faced today. “Our vision to be the premier exterior building solutions company and our strategy have not changed. We will continue to grow our business organically as well as through mergers and acquisitions,” Lee said. “We are also focusing on operational improvements to strengthen our service levels for our customers and our cost position.”

Lee brings more than 30 years of manufacturing experience to her position as President and CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Cornerstone Building Brands, which she has served since September 2021. Prior to joining Cornerstone Building Brands, Lee was President of DuPont Water & Protection reporting segment. Earlier in his career, Lee held senior management positions at Saint-Gobain, Booz Allen and Pratt & Whitney. Lee is the first Korean American female CEO of a Fortune 1000 company and will chair the Manufacturing Institute’s Women MAKE America initiative in 2023, where she currently serves as vice president. She is also an independent member of the Board of Directors of Honeywell and was recently appointed to National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors.

To learn more about how Lee works to create an aligned, impactful, goal-driven organization at Cornerstone Building Brands, read her Profile Peak 25.

About Cornerstone Building Brands

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products by sales for low-rise residential and non-residential buildings in North America. Based in Cary, NC, we serve residential and commercial customers in the new construction, repair and remodel markets. Our market-leading product portfolio covers vinyl windows, vinyl siding, stone veneer, metal roofing, metal wall systems and metal accessories. Cornerstone Building Brands’ extensive multi-channel distribution platform and vast national footprint includes more than 20,000 employees in manufacturing, distribution and office locations across North America. Corporate stewardship and environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibility are embedded in our culture. We are committed to making a positive contribution to the communities in which we live, work and play. For more information, visit us at

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