Bryan Yeazel
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World and Main LLC, a distribution company that also develops its own products, has appointed Bryan Yeazel as president and CEO.

Before his appointment at World and Main, Yeazel served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Stock Building Supply, which merged last Dec. 1 with BMC.

“We are confident that Bryan is the right leader for our business,” Steven Raich, a member of World and Main’s board of directors, said in a press release. He said he believed Yeazel “can leverage our strong brands and management team to drive the next stage of World and Main’s product innovation, further strengthen our customer relationships, and execute on potential strategic acquisitions.”

In the same press release, Yeazel said: “World and Main has an outstanding sourcing operation, an attractive portfolio of brands, and a broad product assortment. These capabilities provide us with exceptional growth opportunities across the channels we serve. I am excited about the long-term growth prospects for World and Main.”

Read the full release here.