Carlisle Companies Inc. announced that Nicholas J. Shears will retire as group president of Carlisle Construction Materials LLC (CCM) after 38 years of service to Carlisle, effective September 30, 2022. Shears’ planned retirement coincides with Carlisle’s February 2022 realignment of its construction materials business, appointment of Steve Schwar as president of Carlisle construction materials, and appointment of Frank Ready as president of Carlisle weatherproofing technologies. Upon his retirement, Shears will continue to provide consultancy services to CCM for a period of nine months in order to assure a smooth transition of his position. 

Chris Koch, chair, president and CEO, said, “Over his long tenure with CCM, Nick has participated in and led the impressive sales and earnings growth at CCM as well as contributed significantly to the development and implementation of CCM’s strategic and operating initiatives and to the advancement of Vision 2025. On behalf of the entire Carlisle community, I thank Nick for his many contributions to Carlisle and wish him the best in his well-earned retirement.”

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