The Beck Group announced that CEO Peter Beck has chosen his successor, effective January 1, 2013. Beck will assume the position of executive chairman focusing on marketing, strategy and international operations. Fred Perpall, who most recently served as The Beck Group’s director of Eastern Division operations, has been named the new CEO.
Perpall, will serve as just the fifth CEO in The Beck Group’s 100-year history. Marking the first step in a multi-year transition, Perpall’s appointment carries on the firm’s tradition of promoting CEOs in their mid-30s. The Beck Group’s transition strategy allows new CEOs to work in partnership with their predecessors for a decade or more, enhancing the firm’s culture that reflects an obsessive commitment to its employees and customers. +