THIS EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is entered into as of April 12, 2004 between
NCI Building Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, NCI
Group, L.P., a Texas limited partnership (“Employer”), and Norman C. Chambers, a resident of the State of
Employer hires and retains in its employment such personnel as are required by the Company and its other
Affiliates, and makes its employees so retained available to provide services to the Company and its Affiliates.
The Company desires that Employer hire Employee and make him available to serve as the President and
Chief Operating Officer of the Company, and Employee desires to be so employed by the Employer and to serve
as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company.
This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of the employment of Employee by Employer, and the
duties and responsibilities of Employee, on the one hand, and of the Employer and the Company, on the other
hand, to each other.
Capitalized terms not defined in the body of this Agreement have the meanings set forth in Appendix A.
AGREEMENT AMONG PARTIES
In consideration of the foregoing and of the mutual covenants and agreements set forth in this Agreement, and
subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the parties agree as follows:
1. Employment. Employer hereby employs Employee, and Employee hereby accepts employment with
Employer and agrees to serve the Company in the capacities and with the authority and duties set forth herein.
(i) Employee shall serve in the capacity of President and Chief Operating Officer and continue to serve
as a director of the Company. Employee also shall from time to time, as requested by the Company, serve as a
director or executive officer of one or more of the Affiliates of the Company.