Vic Grizzle

Vic Grizzle, President & Chief Executive Officer

Vic Grizzle has served as president and chief executive officer of Armstrong World Industries since 2016. He joined the company in January 2011 as executive vice president.

Vic brings to his role more than 30 years of experience in driving efficient manufacturing and process improvements, managing large-scale, global sales and marketing teams and leading international businesses to achieve growth. Prior to joining AWI, he served from 2005 to 2010 as president of Global Structures, Coatings and Tubing for Valmont Industries, a $3 billion global leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure development, irrigation equipment and services for agriculture. In addition, Vic was president of the commercial power division of EaglePicher Corporation, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced power technology for multiple industrial, pharmaceutical, and commercial applications. Early in his career, he spent 16 years at General Electric in diverse operational roles of increasing responsibility in Asia, Europe and North America.

Vic holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic University. In addition to serving on the AWI board of directors, Vic is a member of the board of directors of Franklin Electric, global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for water and fuel movement.