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Dick Lantz Is Beacon Roofing Supply's New Sr. V.P. of Sales and Marketing

June 4, 2004

Dick Lantz Is Beacon Roofing Supply's New Sr. V.P. of Sales and MarketingJune 4, 2004 - Peabody, Mass. - Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dick Lantz as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Most recently Lantz was the president of the $1.5 billion, global Composite Solutions Business of Owens Corning Corporation in Toledo, Ohio. Prior to that, he was president of OC's asphalt and glass-reinforced Roofing Solutions Business, which he merged into the Composite Solutions Business. Lantz began as a sales representative at Owens Corning and, for most of his 29-year career, was in sales, sales management, marketing and market development including positions (in addition to the above) as vice president of marketing for residential roofing and president of the building materials sales force, where his team was responsible for $2.4 billion in annual sales.

"Dick Lantz has a wonderful background in our industry. We are excited to have him join us. He is a well-rounded executive with years of experience in our product areas. He will have a positive impact on our ability to maintain quality customer service as we grow," said Bob Buck Beacon Roofing Supply CEO.

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is a corporation of highly-respected regional suppliers of quality roofing and building materials in North America. The company is active in the New England marketplace with Beacon Sales Company, in the mid-Atlantic states with Quality Roofing Supply, Inc., in the Greater Washington, D.C./Baltimore area with The Roof Center, in Virginia and the Carolinas with Best Distributing Co., in Texas with West End Lumber, in eastern Cananda with Groupe Bedard and in central Canada with Beacon Roofing Supply Canada Company.

"I am very excited to join a company that is committed to growth, has an excellent management team, and a history of providing value and outstanding service to the customer," said Lantz. Dick is married and has three children.

Dick Lantz is a graduate of Indiana University's Kelly School of Business with a major in Marketing, where he is now a member of the Dean's Advisory Council. Dick was a board member of American Composite Manufacturers Association and a member of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association. He also was a member of the policy advisory board for the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies.

From: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., Peabody, Mass. For Use Upon Receipt
For more information: David Grace, 978-535-7668

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