Grey Mountain Partners has named Paul Cody as president and CEO of Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc.

Cody succeeds Tom Ryan, who was named president and CEO of the company last April.

Cody most recently served as senior vice president and general manager of the Power Distribution division, a business of the Electrical Sector of Eaton Corp. The Power Distribution division designs and manufactures electrical power distribution and control assemblies and systems. Prior to this assignment, Cody led the Eaton Electrical Service & Systems division as vice president and general manager. The Service & Systems division provides engineering, project management, maintenance, energy and aftermarket life extension services to a broad range of markets and customers globally.

Cody started his career as a field service engineer at Westinghouse Electric Corp. in the engineering service area and was promoted to various management positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career there. He joined Eaton in 1998.

“Paul has an outstanding track record of building successful businesses,” says Will Pucillo, affiliate manager for Grey Mountain Partners. “His proven leadership style, diverse set of business skills and drive to succeed will serve as important catalysts in promoting value creation at Consolidated Glass Holdings and will enable the company to take advantage of its long-term potential.”

“The businesses that have been acquired to form Consolidated Glass Holdings all have prominent brands in the industry and a strong reputation for customer service,” Cody adds. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with Consolidated Glass Holdings’ management team, experienced employees and suppliers to grow the business and better serve our customer base across the security, architectural glass, and architectural metal sectors.”