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US LBM names Liester EVP of operations, sales

The Lyman Companies veteran named to newly created position.

BY HBSDealer Staff

US LBM Holdings, LLC (US LBM) has named Tim Liester to the newly created position of executive vice president of operations and sales.

Liester has been with the Minnesota-based Lyman Companies, a division of US LBM, for more than 20 years and was named president in 2016. Scott Richter succeeded Liester as president of Lyman Companies.

In his new role, Liester will be responsible for executing US LBM’s strategic initiatives and priorities to achieve continued and sustainable market growth. Liester will oversee US LBM’s four operating regions and the company’s purchasing, fleet, manufacturing and logistics functional areas. Liester will report to US LBM President and CEO L.T. Gibson.

“Tim will drive the continued growth of our local divisions, leveraging our national platform and supporting their unique needs,” said Gibson. “Tim is a true leader, and we’re excited that all of our divisions will benefit from his knowledge and past experience leading a large, multifaceted and market-leading division of US LBM.”

Liester joined Lyman Companies in 1997, holding a number of critical management positions with the company. Prior to joining Lyman, he held sales and management roles with the former Trus Joist Corporation, now a division of Weyerhaeuser, as well as Georgia-Pacific.

Based in Buffalo Grove, Ill., US LBM operates more than 250 locations and had sales of $3.34 billion in 2018.

 

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