A-1 Global Holdings announces the retirement of Michael Ruede, President and Chief Officer of A-1 Industries

Published 10:00 am Saturday, January 6, 2024

FORT PIERCE, Fla., – A-1 Global Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered building components, today announced the retirement of Michael “Mike” Ruede from his role as President and Chief Operating Officer of A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc., and A-1 Industries of Georgia, LLC, effective immediately. Mike has decided to retire from A-1 to attend to personal matters. Mike has been an integral part of the Company’s growth and success, and his presence will be missed. He is looking forward to starting this next chapter in his life. Mike shared, “I’m grateful for the support and lessons learned at A-1; however, most cherished are the friendships and relationships we’ve built.” John Herring, Chairman and CEO of A-1 Global Holdings, stated that “Mike has been a key player in the pre-engineered building components sector. We honor Mike’s decision and his many years of service to the Company. A-1 extends its deepest gratitude to Mike for his years of dedicated service and wishes him the best in his future endeavors. A-1’s significant growth, innovation, and expansion will continue under the leadership and strategic vision of Jan Beck, President of A-1 Global Holdings, and the outstanding Leadership team that Jan, Mike, and I have built over the years”.

About A-1 Global Holdings
Founded in 1977, A–1 has over 440 employees and is a leading manufacturer of pre–engineered wood trusses and EZWALL® Innovative Framing SolutionTM. The Company reorganized in December 2022 as A-1 Global Holdings, Inc., the new parent company for A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc., and A-1 Industries of Georgia, LLC. A-1 currently has manufacturing facilities in Fort Pierce, Fla., and Bainbridge, Ga., and multiple employment opportunities in both locations for candidates who share the Company’s Core Values –Own it, Passionate, Honesty, and Respect. A-1’s employees are eligible to participate in the Company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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