Pella Corporation, based in Pella, Iowa, has named Pat Meyer to succeed current president and CEO Mel Haught upon Haught's planned retirement Nov. 30.

Meyer, who joined the privately-held, family-owned company headquartered in Pella, Iowa, in 1990, will serve as executive vp and COO until becoming president and CEO Dec. 1. Meyer most recently served as corporate vp, overseeing operations of EFCO, a Pella company, and the company's Wylie (Texas) operations and project management office.

"We thank Mel for his leadership and dedication to Pella Corporation since 1991," said Charlie Farver, chairman of Pella Corporation's Board of Directors, in announcing the leadership transition. "Mel was part of the team that brought the continuous-improvement culture to Pella Corporation that thrives today. We're confident that Pat Meyer will drive Pella's focus on innovation, CI and customer satisfaction well into the future," Farver said.