Peter Jackson To Join Builders FirstSource As Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS, Nov. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Builders FirstSource, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLDR), a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction and home repair and remodeling in the United States, today announced that Peter Jackson has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  As CFO, Mr. Jackson will play a key role in helping the company achieve its next level of growth and performance. He will replace Chad Crow as CFO, allowing Mr. Crow to focus on his role as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Jackson joins Builders FirstSource from Lennox International, Inc., where he served in various senior financial roles, most recently VP and CFO - Refrigeration Segment.  Prior to that, Mr. Jackson was Vice President, Finance - FP&A and M&A with responsibility for Lennox's Corporate Planning and Business Development.  He served as Lennox's Residential Heating & Cooling Segment CFO from 2007-2013. During his tenure in that role, he led the development of a Financial Shared Services organization, including Credit & Collections, Accounts Payable, Accounting, and Compliance. Before joining Lennox, Mr. Jackson served in multiple financial leadership positions at SPX Corporation, General Electric and Gerber Scientific.

"Peter brings a well-rounded financial and operating background to our company that will enhance our executive team," said Floyd Sherman, Chief Executive Officer of Builders FirstSource.  "His passion for continuous improvement and his history of developing successful teams will help shape the future of our organization.  I am extremely pleased to have Peter join our team."

"Builders FirstSource is a dynamic company and a leader in their industry," noted Mr. Jackson.  "There is tremendous opportunity for growth in the years ahead, as well as efficiencies yet to be gained from integration and process improvement.  I look forward to joining the Builder FirstSource family and helping the company realize these opportunities."

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