Michael H. Thaman | Business Roundtable

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Mike Thaman is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Owens Corning, a world leader in Insulation, Roofing and Fiberglass Composites.

Mr. Thaman was named a member of the Board of Directors in January 2002 and elected Chairman later that year.  He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2007.

Mr. Thaman began his career at Owens Corning in 1992 and has held leadership positions in finance, manufacturing, corporate development and international business. In 1997, he became Vice President and President of the company's Engineered Pipe Systems business based in Brussels, Belgium.  In 1999, he was named Vice President and President of Owens Corning's Exterior Systems Business.  Then in April 2000, he was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Before joining Owens Corning, Mr. Thaman spent six years as a strategy consultant at Mercer Management Consulting, where he was a Vice President in the New York office.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University.

Mr. Thaman is a member of the Board of Directors of Kohler Co., Sherwin-Williams and the Policy Advisory Board of the Harvard Joint Center for Housing (where he formerly served as Chairman).  He also serves as a member of the Business Roundtable, the Ohio Business Roundtable Executive Committee (where he formerly served as Co-Chair), the Board of Directors of the Toledo Museum of Art and the Executive Committee of the Toledo Symphony.