Beacon Roofing Supply Promotes Kent Gardner to Executive Vice President

April 30, 2012

PEABODY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN) ("Beacon" or the "Company") announced it has promoted Kent Gardner to Executive Vice President-West Division. The Company's West Division is currently comprised of three regions: Shelter Distribution-Midwest, Shelter Distribution-Southwest and Pacific Supply.

Mr. Gardner started his career after serving in the United States Army and graduating from the University of Missouri. He joined Beacon in 2005 and was promoted to Vice President in March 2007 and to Senior Vice President in January 2011.

Paul Isabella, the Company's President & CEO, stated: "Mr. Gardner's leadership skills have been key to many of the important changes that we have implemented in several acquired companies over the years. In addition, the results for the regions he has overseen have improved significantly under his direction. Kent's work ethic and team-building skills will continue to serve Beacon well in the coming years."

About Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.:

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is a leading distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products, operating 193 branches in 38 states in the United States and across Canada.

Forward-Looking Statements: This release contains information about management's view of the Company's future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including, but not limited to, those set forth in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's latest Form 10-K. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so other than as required by federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

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Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
Dave Grace, 978-535-7668 x14
CFO
dgrace@beaconroofingsupply.com

Source: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

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