GMS Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Callahan informed the GMS board of directors of his decision to retire effective Aug. 2, 2019. The board appointed John C. Turner Jr. as president effective May 1, 2019. Turner will assume the role of chief executive officer at the time of Callahan’s retirement.
Turner will join GMS from Dal-Tile Corporation, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries, Inc., where he currently serves as president, a position he has held since January 2012. Turner brings to GMS almost 30 years of industry experience and a range of expertise in operations, sales, customer service, distribution and logistics as well as strategic planning and M&A.