Beacon (NYSE: BECN), Herndon, VA, distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products, announced the appointment of Birte von Schwarzenfeld as Senior Vice President of Commercial Solutions.
Schwarzenfeld joins Beacon in a newly created strategic role focusing on commercial business where she will be responsible for serving nonresidential roofing customers. Prior to joining Beacon, Schwarzenfeld worked at Hilti Group, most recently as Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy and Development. Before that she worked at Hilti Group as the Sales Director/Division Manager based in California.
“We are very pleased to welcome Birte to the Beacon team,” said Jonathon Bennet, Executive Vice President and CCO of Beacon. “As we focus on our two core markets of residential and commercial roofing, Birte will lead our commercial team in our pursuit of relentless customer focus that drives growth and shareholder value.”