Parr Lumber names district manager
Parr Lumber named Jeff Boles district manager of the company’s Valley/South region. In addition to his new role, Boles will continue to serve as the location manager at the Parr Salem location.
Boles will be responsible for the managerial responsibilities for the Valley/South region, which includes Parr’s Newberg, Salem, Albany, Eugene and Medford locations.
“Jeff provides valuable leadership and insight for our organization, and we’re pleased to see his role expanding in the company,” said Jim Boyer, CEO of the Parr Company.
Prior to joining the Parr team in 2010, Boles served in the building industry for 22 years, holding positions at ProBuild and Copeland Lumber in addition to other industry-related positions.
Harbinger Group makes bid for Central Garden & Pet
Harbinger Group, the privately held holding company for Spectrum Brands’ wide assortment of home-related brands, is courting shareholders of Central Garden & Pet Co. to buy the company.
According to a letter from Harbinger to CGP shareholders, the offer is a $10 per share bid for the company or a $750 million acquisition of the pet segment.
Central Garden & Pet is a Walnut Creek, California-based pet and lawn supply company.