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VT Industries, Inc. Names Jason Farver President

posted on 12/18/2019 in Press Releases

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                                                                                              Trisha Schmitt

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HOLSTEIN, IA (December 17, 2019) — VT Industries, Inc. today announced Jason Farver has been named President of VT Industries effective January 1, 2020.  As President, Farver will continue to have responsibility for all the Company’s operating units and will now be responsible for all of the corporate functions.  Jason will continue to report to Doug Clausen, Chairman and CEO.

Farver, 43, has worked at VT for 11 years and has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2017.  Under Farver’s leadership, the Architectural Wood Door Division, has consistently seen double digit growth, strategically expanded the Holstein operational footprint and improved execution across the Division’s plants.  Farver also played an instrumental role in leading the acquisition and integration of Eggers Industries.  These actions helped drive solid topline growth and expanded the company’s leading market share position in the U.S. door industry.

“For over a decade, Jason has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments,” said Doug Clausen.  “He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader and brings to this position a strong reputation for developing people and inspiring teams. His wealth of experience across our Door and Countertop Divisions will be a valuable asset as we continue to expand our product lines and drive revenue growth. Jason is the symbol of servant leadership and I could not be more pleased about his appointment to this critical role at this point in the company’s evolution.”

“As our family transitions VT into the third generation, we believe that Jason Farver’s leadership experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to lead VT’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth,” commented Trisha Schmitt, Vice President of Corporate Marketing and family member.

 “I am honored to take on this role and look forward to partnering with Doug, the family, and our talented VT team to continue to take VT Industries to the next level” said Farver.

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Pictured above is Jason Farver (left) and Doug Clausen (right)

About Jason Farver

Prior to his role as the Chief Operating Officer, he held a variety of positions in the Architectural Wood Door Division.  He began his career with VT as the Vice President of Operations – Door Division and in 2009, Jason was promoted to Vice President of the Door Division where he took on responsibilities for the Division’s sales, customer service and operations teams.  In 2015, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of the Door Division and assumed leadership of the Corporate Engineering team. 

Before joining VT Industries, Jason had a successful career with Pella Corporation where he held a variety of manufacturing and product development positions.  He began his career as a Marketing Co-Op and then progressed through various leadership positions prior to joining VT.

Jason earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Iowa State University and completed his Executive MBA from Harvard University School of Business. 

About VT Industries

VT Industries is a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of a wide array of stunning architectural doors and countertop surfaces.  The Corporate Headquarters is located in Holstein, Iowa with fourteen manufacturing facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada.

VT employs approximately 1,900 dedicated team members in the following locations:  Holstein, Clarksville, and Sac City, Iowa; Bryan and San Antonio, Texas; Hagerstown, Maryland; Atlanta and Rome, Georgia; Los Angeles, California; Roseburg, Oregon; Neenah and Two Rivers, Wisconsin; Montreal, Quebec; and Toronto, Ontario.