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September

Jessy Gauthier
Jessy Gauthier

Owner

ACE Le Centre Du Bricoleur

Jessy Gauthier is the owner of ACE Le Centre Du Bricoleur. Gauthier enters the role with 32 years of experience in the hardware industry.

ACE Le Centre Du Bricoleur
Daron Webb
Daron Webb

Territory Manager

Bona

Daron Webb is territory manager for Ontario with Bona US. Previously, he worked at Bell Canada.

Bona
Rob Wilbrink
Rob Wilbrink

President and CEO

Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF)

Rob Wilbrink, current president and CEO at Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF), has retired as president, but retains the CEO position.

Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF)
André Laurin
André Laurin

Business Development Manager

Castle Building Centres Group Ltd

André Laurin is business development manager for Ontario with Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. He will be responsible for the support and development of Castle members in northern/eastern Ontario, as well as business development for the region. He has more than 14 years of lumber and building materials experience.

Castle Building Centres Group Ltd
Leigh Dobbs
Leigh Dobbs

Chief Human Resources Officer

GMS Inc.

Leigh Dobbs is chief human resources officer at GMS Inc., a North American specialty building products distributor. She has worked in human resources for over 20 years, most recently as executive vice-president and chief human resources officer for Zenith American Solutions, Inc.

GMS Inc.
Marlon Thompson
Marlon Thompson

Vice-President (leader)

LIXIL Canada Inc.

Marlon Thompson is vice-president (leader), marketing Canada, at LIXIL Canada Inc. He joined the company in 2019.

LIXIL Canada Inc.
Brad Budde
Brad Budde

Vice-President and Chief Digital Officer

PPG

Brad Budde is vice-president and chief digital officer at PPG. He joins the company from Emerson, where he was vice-president, digital customer experience.

PPG
Robert Raff
Robert Raff

Acting Executive Vice-President and President

Stanley Black & Decker,

Robert Raff is acting executive vice-president and president, tools, at Stanley Black & Decker, effective July 22. Previously, he was head of Stanley outdoor integration and has been with the company for 20 years.

Stanley Black & Decker,
Rob Nicol
Rob Nicol

Vice-President, Communications and Corporate Affairs

Walmart Canada

Rob Nicol is vice-president, communications and corporate affairs, at Walmart Canada. He joined in 2017 with expertise and senior corporate affairs experience spanning sectors and government including a leading consulting firm, 407 ETR, and Canadian Tire Corporation. He has also served as director of communications to a premier of Ontario as well as a prime minister of Canada.

Walmart Canada
Don Freeman
Don Freeman

President

WernerCo

Don Freeman is president of the North American professional business unit at WernerCo. He has spent the last four years as senior vice-president of sales.

WernerCo
Candace Woods
Candace Woods

Vice-President, Marketing and Digital

Wolseley Canada

Candace Woods is vice-president, marketing and digital, at Wolseley Canada, effective September 7. She has more than 20 years of experience in consumer-packaged goods and retail marketing, most recently at Metro where she was head of marketing for both conventional and discount format banners in Ontario.

Wolseley Canada
Jillian Montmarquet
Jillian Montmarquet

Chief People Officer

Aubuchon Company

Jillian Montmarquet is chief people officer at Aubuchon Company. She has more than 15 years of organizational growth experience within the company.

Aubuchon Company
Tim Moore
Tim Moore

Adhesive Specialist

Bona

Tim Moore is adhesive specialist for Washington, OR, and western Canada with Bona US. He has over 30 years of experience in the wood flooring and construction industry.

Bona
Sarah Hounslow
Sarah Hounslow

President

Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF)

Sarah Hounslow is president at Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF). She has been with the company since its inception 20 years ago.

Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF)
Andy Mallon
Andy Mallon

Chief Financial Officer

Classic Fire + Life Safety

Andy Mallon is chief financial officer at Classic Fire + Life Safety. He has 20 years of financial management experience in several industries including retail, wholesale distribution, and financial consultancy.

Classic Fire + Life Safety
Tracy Moorehouse
Tracy Moorehouse

Private Brands Manager

Home Hardware Stores Limited

Tracy Moorehouse is private brands manager at Home Hardware Stores Limited. She will manage Home’s private brand portfolio including redesign and packaging and play a lead role in executing Home’s long-term private brand strategy.

Home Hardware Stores Limited
Mark Fonti
Mark Fonti

Regional Sales Manager

Liteline Corporation

Mark Fonti is regional sales manager – southwest Ontario, for Liteline Corporation. He has nearly 20 years of experience bridging across all aspects of the electrical business.

Liteline Corporation
Bryan R. Gillette
Bryan R. Gillette

Vice-President of Internal Audit

RPM

Bryan R. Gillette is vice-president of internal audit and chief audit executive for RPM. Previously, he worked at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, where he held roles as assistant controller, North America; director of corporate accounting and reporting; and director of internal audit.

RPM
Andres Caballero
Andres Caballero

President

Uponor Corporation

Andres Caballero is president of building solutions – North America division, and a member of the executive committee at Uponor Corporation. Previously, he worked at Honeywell International Inc.

Uponor Corporation
AnnMarie Mercer
AnnMarie Mercer

Chief People Officer

Walmart Canada

AnnMarie Mercer is chief people officer at Walmart Canada. Mercer joined the retailer in 2015 after holding senior leadership roles in both human resources and communications leading corporate and global initiatives.

Walmart Canada
Chris Allinotte
Chris Allinotte

Director of Marketing and Communications

Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA)

Chris Allinotte is director of marketing and communications at the Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA). He has over 15 years of marketing experience in industries including healthcare, automotive, and education.

Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA)
Birte von Schwarzenfeld
Birte von Schwarzenfeld

Senior Vice-President, Commercial Solutions

Beacon

Birte von Schwarzenfeld is senior vice-president, commercial solutions at Beacon. Previously, she worked at Hilti Group as senior vice-president, head of corporate strategy and development.

Beacon
Mark Ehrlick
Mark Ehrlick

Vice-President of Sales and Marketing

Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF)

Mark Ehrlick is vice-president of sales and marketing at Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF). Previously, he was director of operations at Lowe’s Canada and director of dealer development at Canadian Tire.

Burlington Merchandising & Fixtures (BMF)
Lillian Diaz
Lillian Diaz

Business Development Manager

Castle Building Centres

Lillian Diaz is business development manager, Ontario, at Castle Building Centres. She joins the company with decades of experience in the lumber and building materials segment and will play a key role in supporting Castle members with development and growth while nurturing business development opportunities in her region.

Castle Building Centres
Trish Meyers
Trish Meyers

Associate Vice-President

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)

Trish Meyers is associate vice-president, agriculture and home, at Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). In this role, she will provide ongoing strategic leadership for both the agricultural solutions and home and building solutions departments. She has been with the company since 2015.

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Cosimo Coffa
Cosimo Coffa

General Manager, Trade Sales and Marketing

LIXIL Canada Inc.

Cosimo Coffa is general manager, trade sales and marketing, responsible for American Standard, DXV, and GROHE brands with LIXIL Canada Inc. Since 2018, he has led trade/project sales for Canada.

LIXIL Canada Inc.
Mike Tzimas
Mike Tzimas

President

Napoleon

Mike Tzimas is president of Napoleon. He was most recently chief financial officer and joined the company in 2020 as vice-president of finance. He is the architect of the five-year-strategic plan for the company and has helped oversee a period of strong growth and expansion.

Napoleon
Mark Hickman
Mark Hickman

Managing Director

Sage Canada

Mark Hickman is managing director for Sage Canada, a financial, HR, and ERP software company. He has worked in a leadership capacity at APOLLO, Calligo, Tyler Technologies, and WinMagic.

Sage Canada
Sara Hyzer
Sara Hyzer

Vice-President, Finance, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer

WD-40

Sara Hyzer is vice-president, finance, treasurer, and chief financial officer at WD-40. She has spent over 20 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, serving the last six years as an audit partner for both publicly traded and privately held companies in various industries.

WD-40
Kevin Blossom
Kevin Blossom

President

WernerCo

Kevin Blossom is president of the North American retail business unit at WernerCo. He has spent the last 25 years in in senior roles.

WernerCo
Felix Carbullido
Felix Carbullido

President

Williams Sonoma

Felix Carbullido is president of Williams Sonoma. He joined the firm in 2009 and served most recently as chief marketing officer.

Williams Sonoma