Stock Building Supply Holdings LLC has announced the appointment of Jeffrey G. Rea as chief executive officer. Rea most recently served as president of Tyco Electronics Specialty Products Group. While serving in this role, Rea implemented double-digit organic growth strategies, led a significant increase in strategic investments and organization capability while delivering strong operational performance, according to a press release issued by Stock Building Supply.

Prior to joining Tyco Electronics, Rea served as a senior executive at Johns Manville Building Products Group. Before joining Johns Manville, Rea served 15 years in various leadership roles at General Electric including five years on GE’s corporate audit staff.

“His work building Johns Manville Building Products Group combined with his other experience and abilities make him an ideal candidate to lead Stock to the next level. We expect great things from him and Stock in the near future,” says Tim Meyer, chair of the board of Stock and Managing Director for The Gores Group.

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