Manufacturer Kleer Lumber has announced the appointment of Tom Demers as its first chief financial officer. Demers is a charter employee of Kleer Lumber, and previously served as the company’s VP finance. In his new role, Demers will focus on improving operational efficiencies and service levels and will strive to maintain Kleer’s competitive position for its expanding customer base. He reports directly to company president and CEO Walt Valentine.
Moving forward, all of Kleer Lumber operations will report to Demers. Jack Delaney, senior VP sales and marketing, will report directly to Valentine.
Headquartered in Westfield, Mass., Kleer Lumber is a manufacturer of free foam cellular PVC building products, including trimboard and molding.
The company increased its overall production by 40% last year and introduced new decking, adhesive and fastener product lines.