Irex Corp., a specialty contracting company based in Lancaster, recently promoted its CFO to CEO.
Lori Pickell took the chief executive position at Irex and a related holding company, North Lime Holdings Corp., effective Oct. 1.
Pickell joined Irex in 1987 as assistant to the treasurer and worked her way up the ranks of the company before becoming CFO in 2001. She has served on the boards of several area organizations, including the YMCA of Lancaster County, Lancaster City Alliance and Lancaster General Health Board of Trustees.
She succeeds W. Kirk Liddell, who is now CEO of Musser Park Holdings Corp. Musser Park Holdings provides plastering, drywall and insulation services through its subsidiaries and is located at the same address as North Lime Holdings, according to online listings. Liddell will continue to serve on North Lime Holdings’ board of directors.
Irex ranks among the largest specialty contracting companies in the country, with more than 1,500 employees in 40 office locations across the U.S. and Canada, according to the company’s website. Irex and its subsidiaries provide a range of specialty services, including mechanical insulation installation, fire protection, energy audits and hazardous materials abatement.