US LBM, a distributor of specialty building materials, announced that Steve Short will succeed Pat Managan as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain after his retirement.
Short has held various executive-level positions in the building materials industry, including roles with Cornerstone Building Alliance and Stock Building Supply. Short will lead US LBM’s building materials sourcing and procurement strategy and supply chain operations to support the company’s 400+ locations in this role.
“Steve is a much-admired leader in our industry, and we are pleased that he will be taking on this critical role to support the continued growth of US LBM nationally and within our local markets,” US LBM Executive Vice President and COO Don Riley said.
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