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11/28/2022

Derby Building Products names new SVP of Sales

Michael Morris began his career at Derby in 2018 as a regional sales manager.
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Michael Morris Derby Building Products
Michael Morris

Derby Building Products has promoted Michael Morris to the position of senior vice president of sales.

Morris started with Derby in January 2018 as a regional sales manager and was promoted to vice president of sales in September 2019 while leading the Tando brand. 

The latest promotion, announced today, gives Morris responsibility for all Derby brands across all channels in addition to customer service leadership. 

“Mike has done an excellent job effectively leading our Pro-Channel Sales and Customer Service teams,” said Ralph Bruno, CEO of Derby. “His leadership, personnel development, and experience in executing sales strategies have served Derby and our customer base well.”

Bruno added that, in his new position, Morris will help lead the company’s premium brands such as Beach House Shake, the authentic composite shingle; TandoStone, the brand of composite stone; and NovikStone, the stone siding building product.

Additionally,  Morris will also continue to build the Derby customer service group and the inside sales team, the company said.

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The Derby Building Products portfolio of brands includes Beach House Shakes.

Prior to joining Derby Building Products, Morris began his building products career selling home improvements with a remodeling company based in Pennsylvania. He then moved into distribution before launching the building products division at Palram Americas. 

Over his 10 years at Palram, Mike first served as a product manager, then director of the building products business unit where he led all sales strategy and activities, and had responsibility for the overall profitability of the business unit.

A native of Pennsylvania, Morris also proudly served for five years in the United States Marine Corps. 

Morris currently resides in the greater Philadelphia area with his wife Katie, daughter Ella (11), and son Michael (5).

Derby Building Products operates from a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Quebec, Canada.

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