Christopher Griffin

Chair of the Environment & Safety Committee and Member of the Audit Committee

Mr. Griffin is President & Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation and was appointed to that role in April, 2019.  He has also been a Director of the National Association of Manufacturers since March, 2021.  Mr. Griffin’s previous roles with USG include Chief Operating Officer from 2013 to 2015; Executive Vice President, Operations; President, International; President of USG’s Canadian subsidiary CGC and several other roles in sales, product management, manufacturing and operations. He also served as Regional Chief Executive Officer (North America), and then Chief Executive Officer, of Knauf Insulation North America from 2016 to 2019.  Mr. Griffin is a member of the Board of Directors of Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity and Make-A-Wish Illinois.

He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Construction Technology for Women association, a past member of the Board of Governors for George Brown Community College and has served volunteer roles with Junior Achievement.  Mr. Griffin holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada, and has completed the advanced management program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.