HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) announced today the appointment of George L. Ball as a director of the Company to fill an existing vacancy on the board. He will serve on NCI's Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. NCI's board consists of 10 members, six of whom are independent directors.
"I am very pleased George has joined the NCI board," said Norman C. Chambers, NCI's Chairman, President and CEO. "His background in engineering and construction combined with expert knowledge in accounting, controls and compliance will certainly benefit the Company as we execute our comprehensive strategy."
Currently, Ball is the Chief Financial Officer of Parsons Corporation, a $3 billion leading international engineering, construction, and management services firm based in Pasadena, California. Since joining Parsons in 1995, Ball has served in various capacities including Corporate Controller and International Division Manager of the Infrastructure & Technology Group.
Ball received his B.S. in Accounting from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He currently serves as a trustee for the Los Angeles County Arboretum and is Chairman of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California.
ABOUT NCI Building Systems NCI Building Systems, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of metal products for the nonresidential building industry. NCI is comprised of a family of companies operating manufacturing facilities across the United States and Mexico, with additional sales and distribution offices throughout the United States and Canada.
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