October 24, 2014

Gregory Cairo, president of Groupe SEB USA has been named treasurer of the International Housewares Association.

He joined Groupe SEB USA as VP of sales in August 2006, and was named president in 2010. He oversses the cookware and small domestic appliances for brands including All Clad, Emeril, Imusa, Krups, Lagostina, and T-fal.

As officer of the IHA, Cairo will serve a one-year tem, ending Sept. 30, 2015.

April 23, 2014

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. has named Christopher Grumboski VP and treasurer. In his new role, he will be take charge of all treasury-related functions, including cash management, lender and land-banking relations and debt capital markets activities.

Additionally, Beazer's former treasurer, Ekaterina Schwallie, has been named VP national finance and strategic planning.

January 14, 2014

The North American Building Material Dealers Association (NBMDA) announced the group's board of directors for 2014.

Donald F. Schalk of C.H. Briggs Company is the president of the organization. Other officers include President-Elect Rick Turk, of Metro Hardwoods; VP Bill Sauter, OHARCO; Treasurer Wayne Moriarty, Atlantic Plywood; and Immediate Past President Michael Darby, Capital Lumber Co.

September 26, 2013

The International Housewares Association (IHA) has elected Dave Elliott to a second three-year term on its board of directors, as well as appointed him treasurer of the board.

Elliott, who will serve a one-year term as treasurer from Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014, is currently general manager of small appliances at KitchenAid.

He joined Whirlpool Corp., the parent company of KitchenAid, in 2009. Previously, he worked for Jarden Corp. for 12 years as VP global marketing.

April 12, 2013

The International Professional Pond Companies Association (IPPCA) has a new treasurer.

December 5, 2012

The New Jersey Building Material Dealers Association (NJBMDA) announced its slate of officers and board of trustees. 

Keith Coleman of Hamilton Building Supply will serve as president for 2013 and 2014. Steve Gerard of Black Millwork Co. is VP, and David Bernstein of Mid-State Lumber is treasurer. 

November 5, 2012

Valspar Corp. has announced the retirement of Lori Walker, the company’s senior VP and CFO. Walker joined Valspar in 2000 as assistant controller, was promoted to VP and controller in 2001, VP treasurer in 2004, and has been Valspar's CFO since 2008.

December 9, 2011

The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) has announced it new board of directors for 2012. Paul Vella of Atlantic Plywood will serve as president, with Michael Darby of Capital Lumber Co. in the president-elect position.

The remaining officers are VP Donald Schalk of C.H. Briggs Co.; treasurer Robyn Pollina of Palmer-Donavin Mfg. Co.; and immediate past-president Brian Schell of Parksite.

October 17, 2011

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. one of the industry’s leading suppliers of oriented strand board and other building materials, has announced a $100 million extension to its revolving credit agreement with its lenders and Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent.

Among other changes, the fourth amendment:

September 29, 2010

Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart announced its board of directors has elected Charles Holley, 54, as chief...

December 15, 2008

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced election results of officers and members for...

July 1, 2008

The Retail Industry Leaders Association has named its board of directors for 2008, with the...