Longtime TDIndustries CEO to Retire at Year’s End Under Succession Plan

TDIndustries is on the hunt for a new CEO to succeed Harold MacDowell, who is retiring at the end of the year as part of the company's succession plan.

Harold MacDowell will retire as CEO of Dallas-based TDIndustries Inc. at the end of the year as part of the company’s succession plan.

TDIndustries, a leading provider of facilities services and mechanical construction, said the selection process for a successor has started and MacDowell will remain CEO until an appointment is made.

TDIndustries’ Board Chairman, Paul Minton, expressed gratitude for MacDowell’s 38 years of service in various areas of TD’s business, including engineering, construction, special projects, service, and facilities management. 

Minton credited MacDowell’s leadership for TD’s growth, which has tripled during his tenure. “This has not only strengthened TD’s culture of excellence but also positioned TD for continued success in the years ahead,” Minton said in a statement. 

The company said that MacDowell has served 18 years as CEO. During that time, the company said it’s grown significantly and established itself as a trusted industry leader in mechanical construction and facilities management.

Under MacDowell’s guidance, TDIndustries has maintained a culture of servant leadership, which was established by the company’s late founder, Jack Lowe Sr., and second CEO, Jack Lowe Jr.

“I am honored to have led TDIndustries as its CEO for nearly two decades. Given the strength of our people, culture, and values, TD is well-positioned to grow and thrive in the years ahead,” MacDowell said in a statement.

TDIndustries, which was founded in 1946, is a privately held facilities service and mechanical construction company with a long history of working on complex construction projects ranging from data centers and hospitals to offices, apartment complexes, healthcare facilities, and educational institutions. The firm has moved into design-build efforts, taking on powerhouse sporting arenas like Dallas Cowboys’ home AT&T Stadium and the Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

MacDowell has noted his pride in the company’s essential role in “creating functional community spaces that allow returning fans and concert-goers to stay cool and comfortable.” The company has completed many other notable sports stadiums and arenas, including the American Airlines Center, Dickies Arena, and the Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field located in Arlington, which feature a retractable roof and almost 2 million pounds of sheet metal ducting to air-condition the stadium. The company values engagement directly with the customer to deliver tailored, high-efficiency, and high-quality products and solutions.

TDIndustries also has offices in Arizona and Colorado.

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