St. Paul, MN – The Board of Directors for Northern Contours has accepted the resignation of Lary Skow as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Effective immediately, Scott Andrews, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Northern Contours, has assumed the expanded duties of CEO. Additionally, Chad Christenson, Chief Operating Officer (COO), has been appointed President and COO.
Andrews comments, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, shareholders and team members of Northern Contours, I extend our appreciation to Lary for his 19 years of dedicated service. Lary’s knowledge of the woodworking industry is admired by so many of us, and we wish Lary all the best as he pursues new endeavors.”
Andrews has served on the Board for Northern Contours since 2005 and has been in the Chairman position since 2015. He is the former President & CEO of Grantham University as well as cofounder and partner of Harvest Equity Investments. Harvest Equity partnered with Meridian Venture Partners and the founders of Northern Contours in 2005 to provide growth capital for the company. Andrews has over 38 years of executive and financial leadership experience in a broad range of industries.
Christenson has over 25 years of industry experience with an emphasis on Operations, including management positions with Andersen Windows and Tennant. He joined Northern Contours in 2015 and has been Chief Operating Officer since 2017.
About Northern Contours
Since 1992, Northern Contours has been redefining what it means to be a component manufacturer and supplier. We manufacture cabinet & commercial furniture components for a variety of markets, including Kitchen & Bath, Home Organization, Refacing, Commercial Office, and Healthcare. We are passionate about building strategic partnerships. Northern Contours continually sets the bar for design and innovation with our vast line of products in cutting-edge materials and finishes. We welcome challenges of all shapes and sizes, from high volume to proprietary projects entailing specific and complex requirements. Our five geographically focused manufacturing facilities in the US and Canada are staffed with a team of over 500 employees to help us serve customers in a timely and effective manner.