President and CEO
Don was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Flooring, Inc. in April 2016. Prior to this, he had served as Executive Vice President of Armstrong World Industries and Chief Executive Officer of its Flooring Division, since September 2014. He joined Armstrong in January 2010, serving as Senior Vice President of Global Operations Excellence. Don came to Armstrong from TPG Capital Advisors, the buyout group of the private investment firm TPG Global, where he had worked since 2007. Prior to TPG, he held a steady progression of roles at Hillenbrand Industries, beginning in 1987 as a manufacturing and product engineer for the company's subsidiary Batesville Casket Company. He then moved from product development and marketing leadership roles to Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations. In 2002, he became Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for a larger Hillenbrand subsidiary, Hill-Rom. In 2003, Don became Vice President and General Manager of Hill Rom's North America division before being named Senior Vice President in 2005. He holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and an MBA, with a concentration in Marketing, from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He serves as a board member for the National Association of Manufacturers and the United Way of Lancaster County.