David B. Powers


Retired President and Chief Executive Officer,
Eagle Materials Inc.

Director since 2016


  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Materials Inc. (2016-2019)
  • President, American Gypsum Company LLC (2005-2016)
  • Executive Vice President – Marketing, Sales and Distribution, American Gypsum Company LLC (2002-2005)
  • Prior Experience:
  • Operations Director, L&W Supply Corp.
  • Vice President of Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors
  • Vice President – Customer Services, USG Corp.

Qualifications and Expertise Provided to Our Board

  • Extensive executive leadership, commercial, operational, financial and strategic planning experience gained over 35 years in the gypsum wallboard industry, through service as an executive officer and director and through participation in the industry trade group, the Gypsum Association
  • Deep knowledge of the Company and its business, sales organization, operations and executive compensation program
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions, including principal involvement in the acquisition and integration of acquired businesses, and debt financings

Education and Certifications

  • B.B.A., California State University – Fullerton

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