Board Director
Affiliate’s Circle
Energy 2030 Leader

Fred Stephan

SVP and GM of Insulation Systems
Board Member since 2011
Audit & Finance Committee

Fred Stephan is the Senior Vice President and General Manager for JM’s Insulation Systems business.  The Insulation Systems business encompasses Building Insulation, Performance Materials and the Industrial Insulation Group, LLC and offers the broadest array of products in the industry.  Stephan’s previous roles within JM include Vice President and General Manager of the Roofing Systems business, Vice President of Information Technology and Business Process Simplification and Vice President and General Manager of Engineered Products Group’s High Performance Nonwovens business. 

Stephan also holds the role of Chairman of the Board for the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) and is a member of the Alliance to Save Energy’s Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Johns Manville in 2004, Stephan spent 18 years in a number of General Electric’s business units including Consumer and Industrial, Lighting, Plastics and Power Systems. 

Fred received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University. Fred and his family live in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. Johns Manville employs approximately 7,000 people and operates 45 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at www.jm.com.