BlueLinx names new regional vice presidents

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BlueLinx names new regional vice presidents

By HBSDealer Staff - 12/17/2020
Matt Lyle

BlueLinx Holdings Inc. announced that it has promoted two of its leading general managers to the role of regional vice president.  

Matt Lyle, most recently the general manager of the Gulfport, Miss. and Monroe, La. branches, will be leading the building products distributor’s Central Region. George Zarick, most recently the general manager of the Denville, N.J. and Frederick, Md. branches, will be leading the East Region. 

Lyle began his career in the building products distribution division at Georgia-Pacific. While at Georgia-Pacific, Lyle gained extensive experience in procurement, product management, and territory sales.

In 2007, he took on the responsibilities of general manager for the Monroe, La. branch, and in 2014, Lyle launched the Gulfport, Miss. business from the ground up.

George Zarick

Zarick began his career as a sales representative for the Trex Company. He then moved to OmniMax International, first as an architectural representative for the Northeast, and then as the director of national accounts. 

The new regional vice president came on board with BlueLinx as the general manager for the Frederick, Md. branch in 2016, and in May of 2020, he began managing the Denville, N.J. branch.

“We are excited to announce the promotion of Matt and George to regional vice president.  They have demonstrated their relentless commitment to exceptional customer service, while showcasing their ability to develop associates and lead transformative change in their markets as general managers,” says Alex Averitt, chief operating officer of BlueLinx.

Based in Marietta, Ga., BlueLinx is a leading wholesale distributor of building and industrial products in the United States with over 50,000 branded and private-label SKUs, and a broad distribution footprint servicing 40 states. BlueLinx serves over 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, as well as specialty distributors, national home centers, industrial, and manufactured housing customers. 

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