Ardex America has appointed Steve Manning as president and CEO of Ardex America, and its subsidiaries Ardex Engineered Cements and the W.W. Henry Co.

Manning holds 25 years' experience in the industrial, consumer, and building materials sectors. His background includes management roles with GE, vp of marketing & sales for Con Edison Solutions, and most recently gm of GAF Materials Corp.'s Specialty Business Unit and vp of residential marketing.