Form 8-K BEACON ROOFING SUPPLY For: Apr 01

April 1, 2019 1:31 PM

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 1, 2019

 

BEACON ROOFING SUPPLY, INC.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

Delaware

000-50924

36-417337

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

505 Huntmar Park Drive, Suite 300, Herndon, VA 20170

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

(571) 323-3939

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

 

(c) Appointment of New Principal Accounting Officer

 

On April 1, 2019 Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (“Beacon” or the "Company") issued a press release announcing that Thomas D. Schmitz, age 51, has accepted the position of Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective April 15, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated by reference herein.

Mr. Schmitz’s compensation will consist of an annual salary, performance bonus, and certain fringe benefits that are commensurate with those given to the Company’s other Vice Presidents. He will continue to be eligible to participate in all benefit plans available to full-time Beacon employees.  

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit Index

Exhibit

Number

 

Description

99

 

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Press Release, dated April 1, 2019


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

BEACON ROOFING SUPPLY, INC.

 

 

 

 

Date: April 1, 2019

 

By:

/s/ JOSEPH M. NOWICKI

 

 

 

JOSEPH M. NOWICKI

 

 

 

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

 

 

Exhibit 99

 

Beacon Roofing Supply Appoints Thomas D. Schmitz as Chief Accounting Officer

HERNDON, Va.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—April 1, 2019—Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: BECN)(“Beacon” or the “Company”) announced today that Thomas D. Schmitz was appointed its Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective April 15, 2019. Mr. Schmitz assumes leadership of Beacon’s accounting organization and will oversee all the Company’s accounting operations.

Mr. Schmitz has been with Beacon for over 14 years in several financial roles, assuming progressive levels of responsibility with each. He started in 2004 as a Regional Controller and was subsequently promoted to divisional Controller and Vice President of Finance positions within the Company. In 2017, Mr. Schmitz assumed leadership over the integration of Allied accounting and finance functions across all of Beacon. In January of this year, he was named Beacon’s Corporate Controller, assuming responsibility for all the Company’s regional accounting functions. Prior to joining Beacon, Mr. Schmitz worked at Penske Truck Leasing and Infonxx in various accounting roles. He also worked four years in public accounting with Reinsel & Company in Reading, PA. Mr. Schmitz is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania, and received his B.S. in accounting from Albright College and a master’s degree in finance from Penn State University.

Joe Nowicki, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, stated: "Tom is a proven leader with over 14 years at Beacon in a number of financial leadership roles. His broad experience in finance and accounting, combined with his deep knowledge of the Beacon business model positions him well for this role. He has been involved in multiple acquisitions from due diligence through integration, helped form and implement our internal control and SOX guidelines, and established effective Financial Planning and Analysis functions within the field. We are very pleased to have Tom quickly step into the CAO role as we continue to make great progress on our growth strategy.”

 

About Beacon Roofing Supply

 

Founded in 1928, Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is the largest publicly traded distributor of residential and commercial roofing materials and complementary building products, operating over 500 branches throughout 50 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Beacon and its family of regional brands, please visit www.becn.com.

 

 

Contact Information:

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

Joseph Nowicki, Executive VP & CFO

571-323-3939

JNowicki@becn.com

 

 

 

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