Valspar and Habitat for Humanity tee off
The Valspar Corporation is kicking off the inaugural Valspar Championship — taking place March 13 to 16 — with a Habitat for Humanity community build in the Tampa area.
Valspar, together with Habitat, PGA TOUR Wives Association, PGA TOUR players and Habitat families will participate in the build, which will take place in a Pinellas County community made exclusively of Habitat for Humanity homes.
“At Valspar, we believe that color has power to change lives," said chairman and CEO Gary Hendrickson. "We are proud to join forces with Habitat for Humanity to bring a little more color into the homes of the Tampa Bay community."
Additionally, the company will set up an interactive Valspar Championship Expo Tent at the tournament where attendees can learn more about the two organizations. The "Valspar Putt for Habitat Challenge" will give guests the opportunity to raise money for Habitat, with Valspar donating $5 to Habitat for every putt made (up to $15,000 total).
Valspar is Habitat for Humanity’s national paint partner, meaning it provides paint for all Habitat homes built in the U.S. It’s also the official paint supplier of the PGA Tour.
ProBuild appoints Jeff Pinkerman as CFO
ProBuild Holdings has named Jeff Pinkerman as chief financial officer.
Pinkerman brings more than 20 years of finance experience in industries including telecommunications, construction and distribution to ProBuild. Most recently, Pinkerman worked at Arrow Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components and computer products, where he held multiple roles, including chief accounting officer and CFO of Arrow’s Americas Components Division. He has also served in senior leadership positions with American Civil Constructors, Level 3 Communications, Gemini Submarine Cable Systems, Peter Kiewit Sons’ and MFS Communications.
“Jeff brings decades of finance leadership and a deep experience with distribution to the CFO role,” said Rob Marchbank, CEO of ProBuild Holdings. “His experience in public companies and private equity, coupled with his expertise in all aspects of accounting, finance and operations, will be a tremendous asset to ProBuild in our next phase of growth.”
ProBuild is a diversified supplier of lumber and building materials to professional builders and contractors. The company operates about 400 lumber and building product distribution, manufacturing and assembly centers serving 42 U.S. states.
Central Garden & Pet rolls out BioSpot Active Care line
Central Garden & Pet Company has introduced its new BioSpot Active Care brand, a line of proactive health and wellness products for pets.
BioSpot products, which are are branded with a "bold look for stronger on-shelf presence," include flea and tick solutions, supplements, millk replacers and other solutions for common health needs. These include a faster-drying Spot On flea and tick product for dogs and a yard spray that works for up to four weeks and controls more than 47 outdoor insects.
A 3-Step Program for flea and tick control is the premier solution offered by the brand, which can be customized based on individual need.
Central Garden & Pet will be promoting the new BioSpot Active Care brand via a television, print and digital campaign.