Pine Hall Brick names new president, CEO

Pine Hall Brick names new president, CEO

Walt Steele takes over for Fletcher Steele, the former president and CEO, who will remain onboard as executive chairman.

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April 7, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Pine Hall Brick recently announced Walt Steele has been promoted to president and chief executive officer.

Fletcher Steele, the former president and CEO, remains as executive chairman and will continue to be involved on a part-time basis.

For the past three years, Walt Steele has been vice president and chief operating officer and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company.

“I have great confidence in Walt and the team of talented and dedicated individuals that he now leads, and I’m sure that the company is in good hands for years to come,” Fletcher Steele said.

Walt Steele has been with the company since 2011 in a variety of positions. Before he was promoted to vice president and COO in 2018, he was paver business manager.

Prior to that, Walt held positions at Dow Chemical, Aqua Treat Chemicals and Cardinal Health.

“I’m excited to step up now and lead the company as it turns 100 next year,” Walt Steele said. “I am thankful for those that I have the privilege to work alongside as we reach that milestone. Together, we are building a business that is as sustainable as the products we make and sell. As always, we will continue to be an organization that is an innovative leader in building products.”

Walt Steele is a 2005 graduate of Clemson University with a BS degree in Industrial Engineering. He has served as co-chair of the Brick Industry Association’s Landscape & Paving Council and also serves on their Market Research & Research Committees.