The Board of Directors of Carlisle® Companies Incorporated has announced the appointment of Nick Shears as president of Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), effective immediately. Shears was appointed interim president of CCM in September 2018. Prior to that, he held a series of important leadership roles at CCM throughout his 34 years with Carlisle, including executive vice president of sales and marketing. Shears holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in chemical engineering and an MBA from Penn State University.
Chris Koch, president and chief executive officer said, “I am extremely pleased Shears will continue as president of CCM. Having worked with him for many years at Carlisle, I am confident he is the right person to lead CCM today and as we continue to execute our company vision. Over his long tenure with CCM, Shears has delivered outstanding sales growth, as well as contributed significantly to the development and implementation of CCM’s strategic and operating initiatives. He is a highly respected and well-known member of the construction materials industry, and is firmly committed to delivering the Carlisle experience. I look forward to continuing collaboration with Shears as Carlisle focuses on driving value for our customers and shareholders.”
Additionally, Brett Steinberg has been promoted to general manager of Carlisle Coatings and Waterproofing, Inc. He is responsible for the company’s brand strategy, as well as the development of sales and marketing channels for Carlisle’s traditional waterproofing products, including the below-grade market, air and vapor barriers, and other building envelope solutions. In his new position he also oversees sales, marketing, technical services, and customer service. Based in Wylie, Texas, Steinberg joined Carlisle as Eastern states sales manager in 2018. Previously, he was with Kemper System America for ten years, where he served as national sales manager. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in communications from Richard Stockton College in Pomona, New Jersey.
“Steinberg’s leadership and experience in the high-end waterproofing market in North America and Europe will be invaluable to our growth as we move ahead, said Mike McAuley, Carlisle Construction Materials executive VP of diversified products.