December 23, 2014

Butkovich comes to Laticrete with more than 15 years of sales and sales management experience having recently managed multiple Daltile locations.

November 17, 2014

Mineola, New York-based MAX USA, a manufacturer of pneumatic nailing tools owned by MAX CO., LTD. in Tokyo, has hired Ron Pedzinski as its new Western regional sales manager.

Pedzinski has 25 years of sales experience in the building products industry, including construction materials and various market segments in commercial and residential.

He also has 15 years of experience in sales management and distribution development in the Western region of the country.

September 9, 2014

Atlas Copco Dynapac has appointed Jerry Hackett to the position of regional sales manager – south central U.S., effective immediately. 

He will report to Steve Cole, VP of the Road Construction Equipment Division for the Commerce City, Colorado-based company that specializes in sales, parts, service and rental of portable compressors, generators, tools, attachments and paving equipment used in the construction and demolition industries.

June 30, 2014

Fi-Foil Company, maker of energy-efficient reflective insulation and radiation barriers, named Tony Newman to the post of regional sales manager. 

Between 2000 and 2010, Newman managed sales and operations for Genesis Insulation Inc./Energy Efficient Consulting. He also has additional administrative experience working for Cross-Man Holdings, where he was project manager for tenant improvement, and also provided budget management services. 

March 6, 2014

Versatex Trimboard hired Chad Domrase to join the regional market development team for Michigan and Chicago.

Domrase will report to regional sales manager Chris Hedlund. Active in the building products industry since 2006, Domrase acquired specialized experience with both 84 Lumber and Wimsatt Building Materials in Lansing, Mich.

Versatex Trimboard products are manufactured by Wolfpac Technologies of Pittsburgh. 


February 28, 2014

Versatex Trimboard hired Josh Diaz as a regional market development specialist out of New Britain, Conn.

Assigned to the southern New England region, Josh Diaz will work with Versatex regional sales manager Bill Naumann. After almost a dozen years in supply chain and inventory management,. Diaz brings with him outstanding expertise in the industry and in customer service, Naumann said. 

Versatex Trimboard products are manufactured by Wolfpac Technologies of Pittsburgh.


August 16, 2013

Fiberon, a manufacturer of PVC and composite decking, has promoted two of its sales managers. 

The company promoted Derek Baer to territory manager for the Montana and Western Canada regions, as well as Greg Reed to West Coast regional sales manager.

August 7, 2013

Tool manufacturer MAX USA hired Bruce Kennedy as West Coast regional sales manager.

Kennedy’s career includes 21 years experience in sales and operations, most recently in building materials distribution focused on pneumatic tools, compressors and accessories and collated fasteners. In his career he has worked for business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies in inside and outside sales, purchasing and inventory management and other disciplines. He is in the Los Angeles area. 

July 26, 2013

Chicago-based LBL Lighting hired Jeremy Friedman as Midwest regional sales manager. 

He joins Generation Brands, the parent company of LBL Lighting, with more than 10 years experience in marketing sales and business development.

"We created the incremental role of a third regional sales manager to provide an increasingly focused, concentrated service to our reps, and Jeremy is well qualified to help them with the knowledge and toos to service our mutual customers," siad Steve Hurley, LBL Lighting VP.

July 24, 2013

MMFX Steel Corporation has appointed Jack Schimpf as its new regional sales manager as part of its ongoing effort to bolster regional support for its steel products.

Schimpf has spent 19 years in the sales industry and has experience with technical products in the construction and infrastructure markets, including precast concrete, steel truss bridges, steel pipeline, storm water management and earth stabilization solutions. Previously, he worked for Contech Engineering Solutions.

November 28, 2012

The Residential Products Group of New York City-based publishing company Lebhar-Friedman hired Paul Gillen as regional sales manager. 

At the Residential Products Group, Gillen will help guide the growth of HCN, and HCN Daily newsletters. He will also play a leading role in the development of the new Residential Building Products & Technology, a digital-format magazine set to launch in mid-January.

September 15, 2011

DriTac Flooring Products announced the appointment of Kris Kollenda, a 24-year flooring industry veteran, to the position of Western regional sales manager.

Kollenda is responsible for sales and service to all customers in the Western region. Kollenda has been in the flooring industry for 24 working with manufacturers, distributors and flooring contractors. 

June 2, 2011

Reliance Worldwide has added two regional sales managers to support the continued growth of its SharkBite and Cash Acme plumbing product brands. 

Industry veteran Mark Kleinhenz was named as northeast regional sales manager. Kleinhenz joins Reliance from Connecticut-based distributor Plimpton & Hills Corp., and previously he served with Banco America. 

Brian Clark will serve as western regional sales manager, following an extensive background that includes Kohler Co. and Husqvarna.

April 21, 2011

Parr Lumber, the Pacific Northwest-based pro dealer, has promoted Nate Rasmussen to the position of eastern Washington regional sales manager. Rasmussen will develop sales strategies to increase services to key accounts in Spokane, Yakima and the Tri-Cities.  Previously Rasmussen managed contractor sales for Parr in the Portland metro area.

April 18, 2011

ABC Supply, the industry’s largest distributor of roofing, siding and other exterior products, has announced that eight former Bradco associates have joined ABC Supply’s Southeast region team.

ABC Supply acquired Bradco Supply in June 2010. ABC’s Southeast division includes nearly 100 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

The new ABC Supply associates and their assignments are:

January 18, 2011

Royal Group, a manufacturer of decking, trim, pipe and other building materials, has announced a series of promotions in its pipe systems division.

Chad Hall has been named western regional sales manager for electrical fittings in the United States. Prior to joining Royal Group as regional sales manager in November, Hall held several sales positions at Southwire Com., most recently sales manager. Based in Denver, Hall brings 16 years of sales experience in the electrical industry.

December 8, 2008

The company has promoted Chris Martin to regional sales manager of California and northern Nevada...