RALEIGH, N.C., July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:STCK), a large, diversified lumber and building materials distributor and solutions provider that sells primarily to new construction and remodeling contractors, today announced the appointment of Bryan J. Yeazel as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Mr. Yeazel will lead the company's regional operating businesses and integrated supply chain including sourcing, procurement, product management, fleet, logistics and safety.
In announcing this role, Jeff Rea, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Our company has many exciting growth opportunities and this position provides our operating teams additional leadership and the support needed to further enhance our customer service capabilities both locally and across our extensive supply chain network. Bryan has been an influential executive leader with Stock for nearly 10 years and, in this new role, will provide focused growth leadership in support of our local operations and the numerous customers we serve daily."
In connection with this appointment, C. Lowell Ball has been appointed Senior Vice President & General Counsel where he will lead the Company's legal and risk management teams. "Lowell has been a strong leader for Stock since joining our company and has provided our local businesses with outstanding counsel and support." Mr. Rea added, "I look forward to working with both Bryan and Lowell in their new roles to accelerate our growth strategy."
Mr. Yeazel has been an executive officer of the company since 2005 having served most recently as the Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel where he had responsibility for the company's legal, integrated supply chain, human resources, and safety functions. Mr. Yeazel received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and his juris doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Mr. Ball has been a legal officer of the company since 2010, serving most recently as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, and prior to that held senior legal positions at other corporations and in private law practice. Mr. Ball received his undergraduate degree and juris doctor from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
About Stock Building Supply
Stock Building Supply operates in 21 metropolitan areas in 14 states primarily in the South and West regions of the United States (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau). Today, we serve our customers from 69 strategically located facilities. We offer approximately 40,000 stock keeping units, as well as a broad range of customized products. Our customer base includes custom homebuilders, production homebuilders and remodeling contractors.
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