Trex taps former Kohler exec for board

Winchester, Va.-based Trex appointed Michael Golden to its board of directors.

Golden, 59, served as the president and CEO of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. from 2004 until his retirement in 2011. He continues to serve as co-vice chairman of the board of that company.

Golden was employed in various executive positions with the Kohler Co. from 2002 until joining Smith & Wesson in 2004, most recently serving as president of Kohler’s Cabinetry Division. He has also served in executive capacities for the Stanley Works Co. and Black & Decker. 

Ronald Kaplan, chairman, president and CEO of Trex, said: “Michael’s distinguished career and his demonstrated expertise in introducing high-quality products, expanding market reach and leveraging opportunities related to strong brands will all be extremely valuable to Trex.”

In addition to his service on the board of Smith & Wesson, Golden also serves on the board of Infinity Resources Holding Corp.