Trex Company Appoints Michael F. Golden to Board of Directors
Board Member William F. Andrews to Retire
WINCHESTER, Va. -- February 14, 2013
Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE: TREX), the world’s largest manufacturer of
wood-alternative decking and railing products, today announced the appointment
of Michael F. Golden to its board of directors.
Mr. Golden, 59, served as the president and chief executive officer of Smith &
Wesson Holding Corporation from 2004 until his retirement in 2011. He
continues to serve as co-vice chairman of the board of that company.
Mr.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. Mr.Golden has also served in
executive capacities for the Stanley Works Company and Black & Decker
Ronald W. Kaplan, chairman, president and CEO of Trex, commented, “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. We are
delighted to welcome Michael to Trex’s board and look forward to his
contributions as we continue our drive to elevate our portfolio of outdoor
living products and increase our market-leading share.”
In addition to his service on the board of Smith & Wesson, Mr. Golden also
serves on the board of Infinity Resources Holding Corporation.
Mr. Golden earned a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Pennsylvania State
University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Emory University.
Trex Company also announced that William F. Andrews will retire from the board
of directors effective as of the date of the company’s 2013 annual meeting of
stockholders on May 1, 2013. Mr. Andrews has been a member of Trex’s board
since the company’s initial public offering in 1999.
Mr. Kaplan stated, “The entire board joins me in thanking Bill for his
innumerable contributions as one of our founding independent board members.
His vision, judgment and experience have been invaluable over the years.”
About Trex Company
Trex Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking
and railing, with more than 20 years of product experience. Stocked in more
than 6,000 retail locations throughout the world, Trex^® outdoor living
products offer a wide range of style options with fewer ongoing maintenance
requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice.
For more information, visit trex.com.
Trex Company, Inc.
James Cline, 540-542-6300
Chief Financial Officer
Harriet Fried, 212-838-3777
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