Chris Koch is Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlisle Companies Inc., a multibillion-dollar leading supplier of innovative building envelope products and solutions for more energy efficient buildings. Under Koch’s leadership, Carlisle has pivoted from a portfolio of general industrial businesses to a pure play building products company with a strong record of delivering labor-reducing and environmentally responsible solutions for customers and generating superior returns for shareholders.
Koch has held a variety of leadership positions at Carlisle for more than a decade and has served as President and CEO since 2016. In May 2020, the Board of Directors elected him as Chairman.
In addition to his service at Carlisle, Koch sits on the boards of The Toro Company, in addition to a variety of non-profit boards.
Koch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History from Macalester College where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. Koch also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota where he currently serves as a member of the Board of Advisors.
In 2020, Koch was honored as Executive of the Year by W.P. Carey School’s Economic Club of Phoenix at Arizona State University.