Huttig Hires New General Manager for Dallas

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huttig Building Products, Inc. (“Huttig”) (NASDAQ:HBP), a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, today announced the appointment of Marco Oropeza as General Manager for its Dallas, Texas branch.

“We are excited to have Marco as part of the Huttig team,” said Rick Richardson, Regional Vice President for Huttig. “His experience will energize our operations in Dallas and across the entire Texas market, which are critically important to the growth and success of our company.”

Marco has over 30 years of experience in the industrial, business-to-business environment with exposure to different sectors including power, automotive, electronics and material handling. His experience spans over 25 years of working around the globe with Siemens and most recently, as President and CEO of Portec Group International, where he increased revenues by more than 40% during his tenure. After selling Portec to Interroll Group, he served as Vice President of Business Development with global responsibilities.

Marco is a Board Member of the International Association of Baggage System Companies (IABSC) and serves as the Chair of their Safety Committee. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and a Master’s in Business Administration in Global Management. Marco has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and Special Olympics through the Knights of Columbus.

About Huttig

Huttig, currently in its 131st year of business, is one of the largest domestic distributors of millwork, building materials and wood products used principally in new residential construction and in home improvement, remodeling and repair work. Huttig distributes its products through 27 distribution centers serving 41 states. Huttig's wholesale distribution centers sell principally to building materials dealers, national buying groups, home centers and industrial users, including makers of manufactured homes.

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