David Powers has more than 35 years of experience in the building materials industry. He joined Eagle in 2002 as American Gypsum’s Executive Vice President - Marketing, Sales and Distribution and was promoted in 2005 to President of American Gypsum. In April 2016, Mr. Powers was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle. He retired as Chief Executive Officer in July 2019.
Mr. Powers began his career in the construction products and materials industry in 1972, at USG Corporation where he served in various positions at the corporate and subsidiary levels.
Mr. Powers received a B.A. in business administration from California State University, Fullerton.