David Winter is co-Chief Executive Officer of Standard Industries, a privately-held, global industrial business. Standard Industries offers world class solutions that enable the people who depend on them to focus on what matters most in their daily lives, succeeding by investing in extraordinary talent and taking a long-term approach to building businesses. Its companies are leaders in delivering product excellence, exceptional customer experiences and market innovation.
With over 15,000 employees, operations in more than 80 countries, and 180-plus manufacturing plants worldwide, Standard’s companies and related businesses include: GAF, the largest building materials company in North America; BMI, the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing systems in Europe; Siplast, a leader in the development and manufacturing of the
world’s most advanced roofing and waterproofing systems; Schiedel, a leading designer and maker of chimney, stove and ventilation systems in Europe; SGI, a leading North American aggregates and mining company; 40 North Management, a fundamentally-based investment platform focused on public equities; and Winter Properties, a vertically integrated real estate investment management business.
Mr. Winter resides in New York City with his wife, Annelise Peterson Winter, and his four children. He is involved in various civic and charitable endeavors including serving as a Trustee and on the Executive Committee of the New York City Police Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Partnership for New York City. He is also a member of the Chairman’s Council of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Carnegie Hall.