Parr Lumber on May 20 announced the appointment of James (Jim) D. Boyer as president of the Hillsboro, Ore., building materials and services company and its subsidiaries.
Previously, Boyer was director of yard operations at the lumber company. He assumed the role of president of Parr Lumber at the end of April. He joined the company in 1984.
In addition to his responsibilities at Parr, Boyer serves on several community boards and was inducted into the Ronald McDonald House Charities Hall of Fame in 2011. “His record of philanthropic involvement is well known amongst our valued customers, suppliers and the Portland business community,” said Parr chairman of the board Nancy Cranston.
Parr CEO David Hamill said, “Jim has an impressive resume, evidencing the knowledge, experience and commitment necessary to lead the positive growth and further success of the Parr Company.”
Hamill will remain as the chief executive officer through 2013 while assisting in the transition of Boyer and developing business strategies. Hamill will continue to serve The Parr Company as a member of the board of directors.
Established in 1930, Parr Lumber is a family of companies supplying building materials and services to northwestern building professionals and do-it-your-selfers. The company has 538 employees in 31 locations and had $241 million in sales in 2012, 85%, or $204.9 million were pro sales. The company was ranked 18 in the latest ProSales 100 based on 2012 survey data.