Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry Logo

GMS Announces Leadership Succession Plan

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.

Browse Similar Articles

You May Also Like

The Dodge Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Construction Network, rose 3% in December to 186.6 (2000=100) from the revised November reading of 181.5. Over the month, commercial planning grew 1.0%

The construction sector added 17,000 employees in December and continued to raise wages at a faster clip than other industries, the Associated General Contractors of America reported in an analysis