Following the retirement of former CEO Jørgen Tang-Jensen, David Briggs took over as new CEO of the VELUX Group on January 1, 2018. David Briggs has been in the VELUX family for more than 25 years. Most recently, he worked as VELUX Group Senior Vice President for Sales and in this position he was also a member of the VELUX Management Group. Previously, Briggs held a number of key management positions in the VELUX Group. Briggs was also responsible for the rise of Altaterra, a VELUX sister company, which today sells its products in over 30 countries.
The VELUX Group has been the market leader in the residential market for roof windows for more than 75 years. Today, the strategy is to develop a leading position in the commercial business area through organic growth and acquisitions. The VELUX Group’s first step into the commercial (non-residential) market was in 2012, when it launched VELUX Modular Skylights (VMS).