American Builders Supply Names Bill Myrick as CEO

July 20th, 2012 by Editor

Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC announced that its portfolio company, American Builders Supply Inc. (ABS), has named Bill Myrick as CEO. Myrick, 50, has had a 30-year career in the building products industry, most recently serving as CEO of ProBuild. He began his career as an entry-level management trainee at 84 Lumber in 1982, and advanced through that organization and ultimately becoming the COO.

“Bill is a well-respected executive in our industry and we are looking forward to working with him,” says Chad Barton, chairman of ABS. “His experience and business relationships will prove invaluable as we continue to grow in our core markets in Florida and as we expand into new end markets and geographic territories. Bill will enhance our ability to provide our full suite of products to both existing and new customers.”

Michael Ranson, partner at Blue Wolf, adds, “ABS is growing into a major regional supplier of building products. Bill will play an important role in spearheading and managing operations and efficiencies. Through strategic acquisitions and organic growth, ABS is well-positioned to benefit from the rebounding housing market in Florida.”

“ABS is well positioned to grow into a market leader in the building products industry and I am excited to lead the company through this growth and expansion,” adds Myrick. “We will continue to strengthen the leadership team over the next six months and grow our market share in the Central Florida market and beyond.”


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