Beacon Roofing Supply Appoints Christopher Harrison as Chief Human Resources Officer

October 14, 2014

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: BECN) announced today that it has appointed Christopher Harrison as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Mr. Harrison brings a wealth of experience in the areas of strategic and operational human resources, acquisition integration, business and functional transformation, and line management within complex global organizations. He joins Beacon most recently from WABCO Group in Brussels, Belgium, where he was Chief Human Resources Officer for the $2.5 billion global commercial vehicle, braking and vehicle controls systems company with 10,000 employees. Prior to his role at WABCO, Mr. Harrison had established a successful career based on roles of increasing responsibility in human resources, product development, acquisition integration and portfolio optimization with several multi-national organizations including Stanley Black & Decker, ITT Corporation and TE Connectivity. Mr. Harrison received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University and his MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He will be located at Beacon's Herndon, Virginia corporate headquarters and will report to Beacon's President and CEO, Paul Isabella.

Mr. Isabella stated: "I am very excited about Chris joining the Beacon team. I am confident that his strength and experience will be a benefit for Beacon as we drive continuous improvement and growth through our entire organization. He will be a great addition to Beacon's senior management team."

About Beacon Roofing Supply

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is a leading distributor of residential and commercial roofing materials and complementary building products, with sales for the Company's 2013 fiscal year exceeding $2.2 billion. As of June 30, 2014, Beacon operated 254 branches in 40 states in the United States and six provinces in Canada. To learn more about Beacon and its family of regional brands, please visit

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.


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