December 14

  • Jeske Hardware Distributors added Nick Nelson of Aylett, Ba., to its sales team as the account manager for the company’s Mid-Atlantic sales territory.
  • Kohler appointed Samie Barr as chief brand officer.
  • Orgill appointed Laura Freeman to the newly created position of executive vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer. The company promoted Chris Freader to the role of senior vice president of retail services, Geoff McCaslin to the role of director of replenishment, Andrew Yount to the role of director of vendor support, Jim Rivas to the role of director of retail technology, and Peter Kim to the role of director of cybersecurity. Myron Boswell, the vice president of dealer sales in the northeast, retired and will be replaced by Todd Nowels in the role. Additionally, Paul Dupont has been promoted to the role of vice president of dealer sales in the southeast.

December 7

  • SRS Distribution appointed June Yang to serve on the company’s board of directors.
  • Snavely Forest Products promoted Grant Larson to the role of general manager of the company’s Houston division. The company also promoted Nick Fitzgerald to the position of Texas regional manager.
  • Karen Colonias, the CEO of Simpson Strong-Tie, announced plans to retire after 38 years with the company.
  • Do it Best hired five team members and internally promoted five individuals in December.
  • BlueLinx Holdings appointed Dionne Vernon as vice president of talent management and Gui Nebel as vice president of finance and treasury.
  • Agorus hired Joe Mazzenga as its vice president of manufacturing.

November 30

  • Dave Flitman, one week removed from the announcement of his resignation from the president and CEO role at Builders FirstSource, has been named CEO at US Foods.
  • Derby Building Products promoted Michael Morris to the position of senior vice president of sales.
  • Yesler, the online lumber and building materials marketplace, named Michael Welch as vice president of sales.

November 23

  • JELD-WEN Holding appointed James Armstrong as the company’s vice president of investor relations.
  • Dave Flitman has stepped down as president, CEO, and member of the Builders FirstSource board of directors to accept another opportunity outside of the industry. The board has appointed Dave Rush, executive vice president, to serve as interim CEO until a permanent successor is named.
  • Associated Builders and Contractors announced Milton Graugnard, executive vice president of Cajun Industries, was elected the 2023 ABC national chair.

November 16

  • Envision Outdoor Living Products promoted Rick Gebhart to the role of director of business process and development, Kyle Warwick to the position of director of sales for Envision Outdoor Living, and Craig Barkume to the role of business process manager.
  • Kodiak Building Partners named Scott Morrison as the company’s first vice president of continuous improvement. In the role, Morrison will help develop Kodiak’s nationwide initiatives for eliminating waste and streamlining operations processes.

November 9

November 2

  • Ecore International, which transforms reclaimed materials into flooring, hired Josh Jensen as its chief financial officer.
  • ABC Supply owner Diane Hendricks joined the Homes For Our Troops board of directors.
  • Belco Forest Products promoted Mike Richardson into the chief operating officer position.

October 26

  • Eli Bliffert, vice president of Bliffert Lumber & Hardware, has been named a 2023 Wisconsin Titan. The Titan 100 program recognizes Wisconsin’s Top 100 CEOs and C-level executives.
  • PPG announced Tim Knavish, chief operating officer, has been named president and CEO, effective January 2023. He will join the company’s board of directors, effective October 20, 2022.
  • L&W Supply appointed Matt Drapeau as branch manager of the distributor’s Andover, Minn., location.
  • The Vermont Retail Lumber Dealers Association (VRLDA) appointed rk MILES fleet and safety manager Jeremy Baker as the the next president of the VRLDA board of directors.

October 19

  • L&W Supply announced Jeffrey Pettit is the company’s new Columbus, Ohio, branch manager. The distributor also promoted Shayne Bastian to the role of branch manager for the L&W Supply Fort Collins, Co., branch location.
  • Matt Lyons joined Carter Lumber as an outside sales representative.
  • BrassCraft Manufacturing Company named Mike Roberts vice president of sales and marketing.
  • Apex Tool Group appointed James Booth to the role of senior vice president, global OpEx, and supply chain.
  • Avon Plastics hired Doug DeLuca as vice president of sales and marketing.

October 12

  • Paradigm added Tim Musch as a business development specialist for Paradigm Vendo, a digital selling solution for home improvement contractors.

October 5

  • Window and door manufacturer Anderson Corp.’s board of directors approved Chris Galvin, the company’s current president and chief operating officer, to succeed the retiring Jay Lund as president and CEO, effective January 1, 2023.
  • ECI Software Solutions named Chip Coyle as chief marketing officer.
  • Do it Best hired seven team members and internally promoted five individuals in October.