Executive moves at LMC
SVP Andy Toombs is retiring and will be replaced by company veteran Sean Tighe.
Forest products and building materials buying group LMC announced that Senior Vice President Andy Toombs will retire from the company, effective April 30.
Toombs is a 39-year veteran of the company who joined LBM in April 1981 as a plywood account specialist. During his tenure, Toombs held various positions at the company, including assistant buyer, senior buyer, product manager, vice president-lumber division, and senior vice president of strategy development. He was named senior vice president of purchasing in 2017.
Sean Tighe, vice president-lumber division, has been selected Toombs successor. Tighe has been with LMC for 21 years and has served in various roles prior to his current position including trader in both southern yellow pine and engineered wood, department manager of Eastern/Western Lumber and purchasing manager of Eastern/Western commodity lumber.
“Sean’s experience along with his ability to lead and build key relationships makes him the perfect successor to Andy,” said LMC President and CEO John Somerville. “Both Andy and Sean embody our company culture of integrity, knowledge and hardworking talent providing value to our dealers every day.”
LMC said that Tighe will work closely with Toombs over the next several months to ensure a smooth= transition, as well as assisting with the selection and transition of his own replacement.
LMC also said that it “very grateful” for Toombs’ years of service and dedication “and we wish him all the best in the next chapter in his life.”
Based in Wayne, Pa., LMC is owned by independent lumber and building materials dealers and has more than 1,400 dealer locations in the United States and the Bahamas.
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