ANAHEIM, CA -- Parex USA, Inc., the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, Teifs, LaHabra, El Rey, and Merkrete, announces the promotion of Buck Buchanan to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and the addition of Steve Heaton as new Vice President, Facade Sales.
Buchanan has been with Parex USA since 1996. During this time he has held various management positions. He has also been extensively involved with various trade organizations (EIMA, AWCI, SMA, etc.) within the construction industry. In his new role he will oversee a variety of the support functions for the company. These activities will include Marketing, Technical Services, R&D, Logistics, Customer Service, Purchasing and International business. He will also continue to be part of the company's Management Team.
With the promotion of Buchanan, Parex USA has added Heaton as Vice President, Facade Sales. Heaton's experience includes a strong sales management background which spans 15 years in various sales management positions with James Hardie and 6 years as Vice President of Sales at Atlas EPS. He brings with him numerous years of facade solutions experience and will coordinate all of our Facade Sales and Specification activities.
"I'd like to warmly thank Buck for his valuable contributions to our Facade Sales structure over the years when we successfully positioned Parex USA as one of the most innovative and service driven companies in the market," says company President & CEO, Rodrigo Lacerda. "I wish Buck and Steve great success in their new roles."
The changes in the executive level management will position Parex USA to continue to lead the industry in profitable growth and quality of service.
For more information about Parex USA and their products, visit www.parexusa.com.
About Parex USA
Parex USA, Inc., a California Corporation, is a subsidiary of the ParexGroup, a division of Materis, S.A., a French Corporation. The ParexGroup is one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals and ready-to-use mortars for the construction industry. With over 55 manufacturing sites, 9 R&D centers in 20 countries the ParexGroup employs more than 3,100 industry professionals who are the corner stone of this thriving global organization. For more information regarding Parex USA, Inc. visit www.parexusa.com.