Charles M. Chiappone is the retired Senior Vice President, Ceiling and Wall Solutions of Armstrong World Industries, Inc., a position he held from 2018 to 2022. Chiappone previously served as Armstrong’s Senior Vice President, Ceiling Solutions from 2016 to 2018, and chief executive officer of the Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE), Armstrong's ceiling suspension systems joint venture with Worthington, from 2012 to 2016.
Prior to that, he served as president and chief executive officer of Alloy Polymers, a global plastics manufacturer, where he implemented strategic growth and continuous improvement initiatives. He also previously held several senior management positions in marketing, research and development, operations and general management with SPX Cooling Technologies, a division of SPX Corporation. He began his career at General Electric where he worked in a variety of commercial positions, after serving four years in the United States Marine Corps.