Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> August 17, 2023

Interview with the President and CEO: Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR)

Rose, Andy
Andy Rose is the President and CEO of Worthington Industries, Inc. He joined the company in 2008 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer when the company and the country were deep in the Great Recession. Mr. Rose helped preserve liquidity and financial stability and guide the company through that challenge. He was promoted to Executive Vice President and CFO in 2014, was named President of Worthington Industries in 2018, and became CEO of the company on Sept. 1, 2020. Before joining Worthington, Mr. Rose worked at MCG Capital Corporation where he was a senior investment professional in the Atlanta office for the $1.5 billion public investment company. Previously, he was Partner, co-Founder and member of the investment committee with Peachtree Equity Partners, a private equity fund backed by Goldman Sachs. Prior to that, Mr. Rose served as Vice President of private equity at Wachovia Capital Associates for five years and started his career at J.P. Morgan & Co. in global cash management. He earned his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Mr. Rose serves as a member of the board of directors of White Castle and OhioHealth, as a member of The Ohio Business Roundtable, and is Past Chairman of the Board of Rev1 Ventures. He previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Community Shelter Board, The First Tee of Central Ohio, the FM Global Advisory Board, and the Columbus Business Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Profile
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TWST: We will be talking about Worthington’s future in a few minutes, but I’d like to set the stage, if you will, with some history first. Tell our readers about the