April 1, 2013

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro named Larry Hilsheimer executive VP and chief financial officer, effective immediately.

August 16, 2012

Owens Corning has named Michael McMurray as senior VP and chief financial officer, effective immediately, to replace Duncan Palmer, who is leaving the company to join Reed Elsevier, a U.K.-based company.

McMurray, 47, joined Owens Corning in 2008 as VP and treasurer. His most recent position was VP finance leader of the company's $3.5 billion building materials group. Prior to joining the Owens Corning, McMurray was finance manager of America’s Lubricants for Royal Dutch Shell.

July 5, 2012

David Grace, the executive VP and chief financial officer of Beacon Roofing Supply, will retire effective Jan. 1, 2013, for health reasons. A nationally recognized executive recruiting firm is conducting a search for his successor. Grace will remain in his current role until a new CFO is named and has also agreed to devote as much time as necessary to ensure a seamless transition.

November 22, 2011

Beacon Roofing Supply appointed Rick C. Welker as VP and chief accounting officer effective Nov. 18. 

Welker formerly served as VP and corporate controller and will continue to report to David R. Grace, executive VP and chief financial officer. 

Welker, age 52, is a CPA and CMA and began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He joined Beacon in 2004 prior to its IPO and has assisted with the company's substantial growth including many acquisitions, according to the company's statement.


June 14, 2011

United Stationers, a leading distributor of office and business products, has hired Fareed Khan as its senior VP and chief financial officer, effective July 18. He will report directly to Cody Phipps, president and CEO.

June 13, 2011

Fortune Brands Home & Security, a unit of Fortune Brands, has appointed E. Lee Wyatt as senior VP and chief financial officer. He was most recently executive VP and chief financial officer at HanesBrands.

May 10, 2011

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based PulteGroup has appointed Robert "Bob" O'Shaughnessy as executive VP and chief financial officer, effective May 31. He will be responsible for the corporate accounting, treasury, tax, investor relations, audit, information technology and asset management functions, including the mortgage and title company. O'Shaughnessy will report directly to Richard J. Dugas Jr., chairman, president and CEO.