TopBuild hires experienced construction industry pro as top lawyer

Daytona, Florida-based building materials company TopBuild Corp., has hired Donald Walther as general counsel and corporate secretary.

Before his current job, Walther was general counsel of Esterline Corp, an aerospace and defense supplier.  Before than, he served as GC at The Heico Companies LLC, a parent holding company for a number of manufacturing, construction, and industrial services businesses.  Walther has also been deputy general counsel at ITT Corp and an in-house lawyer at The Boeing Co. His was in lprivate practice, too, serving as a partner with Perkins Coie.

TopBuild CEO Jerry Volas said in a press release: “We are pleased to welcome Don to TopBuild.  Don brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role, with extensive experience leading legal and compliance functions across a wide range of industries.  He is a terrific addition to our senior leadership team.”

Walther graduated from Duke University and earned a JD and MBA from the University of Chicago.

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