JM Announces Eric Cremer as the New Chief Human Resources Officer

Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today Eric Cremer is the company’s new Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. Cremer has worked for the past two years as Director of Human Resources for JM’s Engineered Products business.

In his new role, Cremer will be responsible for all aspects of JM’s global human resources and communications organization.

“Eric is a seasoned human resources professional and has more than 20 years of HR experience working at a variety of companies,” said Mary Rhinehart, JM’s President and CEO. “Eric is well-positioned to help JM continue to be the Employer of Choice for current and future employees. He will make an outstanding addition to our Senior Leadership Team.”

Cremer worked at Merck & Co., Agilent Technologies and Kraft Foods before joining Johns Manville in 2004. Over the next eight years he held a variety of HR positions, including North America Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations, Senior HR Manager and Regional HR Manager in McPherson, Kan.

Cremer left JM in 2012 to work as Vice President of Human Resources at Vistar in Centennial, Colo. He returned to JM in 2016 and quickly became an integral member of the Engineered Products leadership team.

Cremer earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He and his family live in Englewood, Colo.

About Johns Manville

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products. In business since 1858, the Denver-based company has annual sales of $3 billion and holds leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. Johns Manville employs about 7,300 people and operates 43 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China. Additional information can be found at

Johns Manville Eric Brown, 303-809-2853