Michael Thaman of Owens Corning to Chair Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Policy Advisory Board
March 5, 2013
The Policy Advisory Board of the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies convened its first meeting of 2013 recently in Washington, D.C., under the leadership of its recently appointed chairman, Michael H. Thaman, chairman and CEO of Owens Corning.
“Mike will be a fantastic leader for the Policy Advisory Board,” says Eric Belsky, managing director of the Joint Center. “He brings a deep knowledge of the building materials sector, strong commitment to advancing housing as a national policy priority, and keen interest in expanding our understanding of the challenge and promise of sustainability along with the economic and demographic trends that will shape future demand.”
The Joint Center also appointed Jeffrey Mezger as the board’s new vice chair. Mezger is the president and CEO of KB Home.