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Beacon Roofing Supply Names Christopher Martin as Vice President-Procurement

January 14, 2008

PEABODY, Mass., Jan 14, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. ("Beacon" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: BECN) today announced the hiring of Christopher Martin as Vice President-Procurement. Mr. Martin will oversee Company-wide purchasing and vendor incentive programs. His background includes over 10 years in various supply chain management roles such as sourcing, fulfillment, customer service and business development. Since May 2005, Chris was at HD Supply (formerly The Home Depot Supply), most recently as Director, Sourcing-Hardlines & Building Materials. Previously, he held positions at The Stanley Works and GE Power Systems.

"We are very pleased to have Chris join our Company," said Paul Isabella, Beacon's President and Chief Operating Officer. "Chris's experience and skills in optimizing procurement and in several other facets of supply chain management will be a great asset as we look to improve Beacon's profitability." Mr. Isabella added, "Chris has had much success interacting with suppliers, implementing best practices and reducing costs throughout his career."

Chris holds a bachelors of science degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

About Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.:

Beacon Roofing Supply is a leading distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products, currently operating 178 branches in 35 states and in Eastern Canada.


SOURCE: Beacon Roofing Supply

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
David Grace, 978-535-7668 x14

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