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Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN) (“Beacon” or the “Company”) announced today that Jeanine J. Montgomery has accepted the position of Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer effective July 8, 2013. Ms. Montgomery will oversee all consolidated financial and SEC reporting and maintain Beacon’s overall accounting policies and practices. She will be located in the Company’s Herndon, Virginia office.
Ms. Montgomery has been the Vice President of Accounting and Corporate Controller for GeoEye, Inc./DigitalGlobe, Inc., a public company that provides commercial high resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, since 2008. From 2005 to 2008, Ms. Montgomery was the Assistant Controller with publicly-traded USA Mobility, Inc. Prior to that, she held financial management roles with The Chesapeake Center, Digital Now Inc., Great American Savings Bank and Ernst & Young. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.
Jeanine replaces the current Chief Accounting Officer Rick Welker who has agreed to remain with the Company to assist with the transition of responsibilities until August 9, 2013, when he will leave Beacon to pursue other career opportunities in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
Joe Nowicki, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, stated: “Jeanine has a strong history of consolidated SEC financial reporting, SOX oversight and compliance, M&A financial analysis, and leadership development that makes her a perfect fit for Beacon. We feel very fortunate to bring a talented executive with her depth of financial experience to our team. Jeanine’s extensive financial background and leadership experience will be an important asset to us as we continue to grow. Under her guidance and oversight, our disciplined financial accounting culture will continue to serve the Company well in the years ahead. We would also like to thank Mr. Welker for his contributions to Beacon and leading the finance organization as the Acting CFO.”