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April 15, 2013

John Hartmann has been appointed as the company’s new president and CEO, following the retirement of Heidemann, effective May 31

December 27, 2012

Richmond Electric Supply Company, Inc. has been sold to RESCO Acquisition, an investment group comprised of RESCO’s recently appointed CEO, Mike Bourn, and other private investors for an undisclosed sum.

Darryl Harman, who founded the company in 1983, was the seller. Matrix Capital Markets Group served as the financial adviser to RESCO Acquisitions.

August 15, 2012

Anchor Peabody, a private investment and financial advisory firm specializing in the U.S. building products and construction industry, has added Harold Stanton and Paul Haefcke to its advisory board.

Stanton is the former CEO of Pope & Talbot. His 40-year career in the wood products industry includes various executive leadership positions with Louisiana Pacific, International Paper and APA – The Engineered Wood Association.

September 30, 2011

A new U.S. Forest Service study is urging U.S. builders to prioritize wood as a green building material due to its environmental benefits, low carbon emissions, and verifiable third-party rating system for “green” certification.

September 14, 2011

Boucherville, Quebec-based RONA, the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, renovation and gardening products, announced the appointment of Michelle Laberge as senior director of communications and public affairs. 

She will report to Claude Bernier executive VP marketing and customer innovations.

Laberge joins RONA from MSL Canada, a public relations agency where she was VP for its consumer division, representing clients such as Procter & Gamble, Indigo Chapters and Fujifilm

November 23, 2008

Three LBM trade associations will join together early next year in Florida for a conference...

February 20, 2008

Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Sears Holdings has elected Kevin Rollins, former CEO of Dell, to its...