Firestone Building Products Company announced Brian O’Neil as its new chief operating officer.

The Massachusetts native brings more than 26 years of operations experience to Firestone. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of operations at Ply Gem Holdings Inc., an exterior building products company in Cary, N.C., where he led operations for 12 manufacturing plants. O’Neil previously held various leadership roles at Marietta Corporation, Coty Incorporated and Procter & Gamble Co. In addition, he gained international experience in Germany directing an internal consulting group supporting the Gillette Global Technical and Manufacturing organization. O’Neil earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Boston College.

“Brian’s extensive experience in operations, management and cost-down initiatives, in addition to his strong leadership, make him the perfect fit to lead our operations team,” says Tim Dunn, president of Firestone Building Products. “He has certainly demonstrated an ability to introduce and drive new strategies and tools that produce results, and we are excited to have him join our leadership team.”