The year Armstrong® brand was founded in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mr. Barnes was appointed to serve as a director of Holdings in December 2017. Mr. Barnes is a Managing Director at Bain Capital and joined the firm in 1988. He is head of Bain Capital’s North America Private Equity business, and is also the global head of the Firm’s Industrial & Energy Vertical. Mr. Barnes has also served in various leadership positions within Bain Capital portfolio companies including CEO of Dade Behring, a global medical diagnostic company, President of Executone Business Solutions, a telecommunications company and President of The Holson Burnes Group, a publicly traded consumer products company. Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Mr. Barnes held several senior management positions in the Mergers & Acquisitions Support Group of PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Barnes received a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and is a Certified Public Accountant.