Beacon appointed Prithvi Gandhi as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will join the company May 1 and assume the role of CFO on or about May 6, according to a company news release.

“I am very pleased to welcome Prith to the Beacon executive leadership team,” Julian Francis, president and CEO of Beacon, said in a prepared statement. “Prith’s strong growth orientation, extensive M&A experience, and capital markets expertise will strengthen Beacon as we complete Ambition 2025 and continue to grow above the market. His proven track record in financial leadership, particularly in the building products industry, will be invaluable as we continually improve service to customers in our two core markets, residential roofing and commercial roofing.”

Prior to joining Beacon, Gandhi served as the vice president, finance and chief financial officer at TAMKO Building Products, a roofing products manufacturer and supplier. He has also served as CFO of Fast Radius, a 3D printing company, and in several senior finance roles at Owens Corning. Earlier in his career, Gandhi held corporate strategy and development roles at Dover Corp, Zebra Technologies Corporation, and Morgan Stanley.

“It is an honor to join the highly experienced and successful leadership team at Beacon, a company that is recognized as a high performing innovator in building products distribution,” Gandhi said. “I am excited about the opportunity to work with Julian again following our collaboration at Owens Corning and am eager to drive Beacon’s strategic plan forward to create value for all stakeholders.”

Herndon, Va.-based Beacon distributes roofing materials and complementary building products. The company operates over 490 branches throughout all 50 U.S. states and six Canadian provinces