ProBuild names new exec VP

ProBuild Holdings has named Don Riley, the former CIO of Mohawk, as its new executive VP supply chain and technology. In this role, Riley will be responsible for integrating ProBuild’s supply chain, information technology and manufacturing organizations, including developing strategies and programs to improve the company’s overall operational effectiveness, grow market share and maximize profitability.

Reporting to Riley will be Paul Dodge, senior VP supply chain; Lonnie Bernardoni, senior VP manufacturing and business process improvement lead; and John Huber, chief information officer.

Riley’s duties will also include the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost-effectiveness and service quality. Additionally, Riley will direct and manage ProBuild’s technology infrastructure and environment, including the design and development of business-focused application solutions to support ProBuild’s business operations.

Riley comes to ProBuild from Mohawk Industries, a global producer and distributor of floor coverings. At Mohawk, Don served as CIO and senior VP logistics, where he was responsible for Mohawk’s global information systems and strategies, along with the company’s North American logistics functions.

“Don brings significant experience to ProBuild, having led the successful implementation and extension of enterprise systems in previous roles,” said Fred Marino, president and CEO of ProBuild. “A critical element of our vision is the successful integration of technology into all areas of our business. We believe that technology will transform the home-building industry, and it is our goal to take a significant leadership role in that transformation. We look forward to the expertise and leadership Don brings to help us achieve our vision.”

Headquartered in Denver, ProBuild is the nation’s largest LBM chain, with more than 435 locations serving 45 U.S. states.

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