Gibraltar president Henning Kornbrekke plans year-end retirement

Henning Kornbrekke, president and COO of building products supplier Gibraltar Industries, is preparing for his planned retirement at the end of the year.

“I will look back at my 12 years with Gibraltar with a deep sense of satisfaction,” Kornbrekke said. “Not only have I had the honor to get to know and work with an extraordinarily talented and dedicated team, but I believe that working together we have put the company in a solid position to continue its tradition of growth, evolution and shareholder value creation. I look forward to continuing to work with my fellow team members in the upcoming months as we strive to position Gibraltar for profitable growth.”

Kornbrekke was at the helm of the company since 2004 after a two-year stint as president of its Building Products Group.

“Henning Kornbrekke has done an outstanding job as Gibraltar’s president and COO and has been a trusted confidant to me and a friend as well during the past twelve years,” said Brian J. Lipke, chairman and CEO. “His dedication and loyalty to the company during both the good times and challenging times are greatly appreciated. Henning’s years of service to Gibraltar leave a solid foundation along with a metrics-driven operational structure to build upon. We wish him good health and happiness during a richly deserved retirement.”

The board of directors will be searching for a replacement with the aid of Korn/Ferry International.