John Alexander was most recently the CEO of Hunter Fan Company, a MidOcean Partners portfolio company that was sold to Griffon Corporation in January 2022. John successfully led profitable growth, across both the U.S. and international businesses, through new product development, consumer branding, licensing and channel expansion.
Previously, John was President of the Americas at Diversey, Inc. Prior to Diversey, he spent 22 years with Whirlpool Corp. in senior leadership roles in the areas of new business development and innovation, brand businesses and international, where he worked with a JV partner in Brazil for five years. Upon returning, John led a new Whirlpool Internet venture called Brandwise.
John sits on the boards of Ledge Lounger and Corecentric. A native of Marion, Ohio, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio Northern University and a Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.