Builders FirstSource adds ninth director

An executive with experience in finance and leveraged buy outs takes an independent seat.

Builders FirstSouce, the Dallas-based pro dealer that sits atop the HBSDealer Top 200 ProDealer list, increased the number of its directors to nine.

The company reported that on April 10, the board appointed David A. Barr to fill the newly created directorship as an independent director.

Barr, age 53, was previously a director of the corporation from February 2006 to July 2016. He has served as a managing director of Warburg Pincus, LLC since January 2001. Barr was a managing director at Butler Capital and focused on leveraged buy-out transactions for more than 10 years prior to joining Warburg Pincus in 2000. He also previously worked at Goldman Sachs.

Barr received a B.A. in economics from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He has served on the boards of numerous companies and currently serves on the boards of directors of Consolidated Precision Products, TriMark, and Universal Services of America.

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