Russin Lumber expands outside sales force
Montgomery, N.Y.-based Russin Lumber has announced the hire of Lauren Litwin to join its expanding outside sales force.
She will work with the company’s existing dealer base on Massachusetts’ North Shore, in southeastern New Hampshire and throughout the state of Maine.
“I’m extremely pleased to be able to add Lauren to our team,” said Jordan Russin, VP for the manufacturer and distributor. “She’s got a great energy and an attitude that will help her to thrive in today’s market environment, and her experience gives her a great understanding of what our customers need to be successful.”
Russin Lumber covers 13 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. The company owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Montgomery, N.Y., and Coronel, Chile.
ABC Supply hires chief administrative officer
Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. has named Todd Buehl as VP and chief administrative officer, a newly created position. Buehl will focus on continued growth, including acquisitions, real estate, risk management and internal process improvements.
Buehl comes to ABC Supply from Hendricks Holding Co., where he most recently served as executive VP. During his eight years there, he worked with ABC Supply on many key acquisitions, including its 2010 acquisition of Bradco Supply Corp. He has served on ABC Supply’s board of directors since 2008. Hendricks Holding Co. is affiliated with ABC Supply through common ownership.
Buehl began his career with William Blair & Co., a Chicago-based global investment banking and asset management firm.
Based in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply is one of the nation’s largest distributors of roofing, siding, windows and other exterior building products.
HD supply promotes executive
HD Supply Facilities Maintenance has appointed Perry Smiley as its new VP multi-family solutions. A 17-year veteran of the company, Smiley most recently served as the VP field sales at HD Supply, where he managed all sales regions nationwide. Prior to that, he served as the company’s VP sales for the western division of the United States.
As the new VP multi-family, Smiley will report directly to Anesa Chaibi, president and CEO of HD Supply Facilities Maintenance.
HD Supply Facilities Maintenance is a leading supplier of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to owners and managers of multi-family, hospitality, educational and commercial properties; healthcare providers; and municipal and government facilities. HD Supply Facilities Maintenance has 37 distribution centers nationwide.