Apogee Enterprises Inc. has selected Nisheet Gupta as the company’s next executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 15, 2020. Gupta will succeed James Porter, who announced his planned retirement in December 2019. Porter will remain with the company through a short transition period, before beginning his retirement.

Gupta joins Apogee from Land O’ Lakes Inc. where he has served as vice president, global finance operations since 2017, leading business unit finance and transformation. Prior to his role at Land O’ Lakes, Gupta worked for eight years at Diebold Nixdorf, where he held roles of increasing responsibility in the company’s finance organization. Previously he served in numerous finance leadership roles with global companies including FirstData (now FISERV), Novartis, FedEx and Ernst & Young. He brings a wealth of diverse experiences, having worked and lived in nine different countries over the course of his career, according to the company.

“Nisheet is a respected finance leader who will be a terrific addition to Apogee’s executive team,” says Joseph F. Puishys, chief executive officer. “Nisheet brings an impressive range of experiences leading and transforming global finance organizations for a number of high-performing companies. I am confident he will bring valuable new perspectives and financial strategies to help us continue to move Apogee forward. I would also like to once again thank Jim for his years of leadership at Apogee and for his support ensuring a smooth transition.”

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