The son also rises: Joel Feldberg named president and CEO of The Global Group
The Global Group announced today that founder and CEO Saul Feldberg has appointed Joel Feldberg as president and CEO of the company effective Feb.10, 2015. Saul Feldberg will retain his position as chairman.
“As Global’s president and chief operating officer, Joel has led with intensity and a deep commitment to our employees, customers, and the industry,” says Saul Feldberg, on the announcement of the leadership change. “I see a seamless transition infused with a renewed and passionate vision that will build on our strengths and create growth.”
Joel Feldberg has served as the president and chief operating officer of The Global Group since 2006, but has been with the company since 2002 serving in various roles. His focus recently has been reinventing the company’s line of healthcare products.
“During this transition, Global will continue to combine modern design, dependable quality and exceptional service to provide workplace furniture that delivers great value,” says Joel Feldberg.
Prior to joining The Global Group, Joel was an associate at Toronto law firm of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, where his practice focussed on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Joel has a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall and is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations.
ABOUT THE GLOBAL GROUP
The Global Group offers a broad range of office furniture products designed to meet the needs of today’s changing workplaces. Global delivers exceptional value and is a reliable choice to its international network of dealers, designers and customers. The company has been operating for nearly 50 years and employs more than 4,000 people. Global offices and facilities are located throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.