CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd.

CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd.

September 07, 2010 16:00 ET

CanWel Announces Regional Appointments

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2010) -


CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. ("CanWel" or "the Company") (TSX:CWX) announced the following today:

CanWel+Broadleaf Regional General Manager Appointments

The CanWel+Broadleaf division of the Company ("CanWel+Broadleaf") announced today the appointment of its regional General Managers. The team includes:

    Atlantic Canada Les Mackay
    Quebec Marc Seguin
    Ontario Peter Lawson
    Manitoba Bob Preston
    Saskatchewan Terry Mayer
    Edmonton Bernie Roth
    British Columbia Craig Marsden

Each of these individuals will report directly to Mr. Bob Simko, President of CanWel+Broadleaf. The appointments are effective on September 7, 2010. An announcement on the Calgary leadership role is pending. "I am proud to be able to present this team of seasoned leaders to our employees, suppliers and customer base," noted Mr. Simko. "We remain committed to providing superior service and innovative solutions to the Canadian Lumber and Building Materials industry." added Mr. Simko. 

About CanWel Building Materials

CanWel Building Materials trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CWX and is Canada's largest national distributor in the building materials and related products sector, operating distribution centres coast to coast in all major cities and strategic locations across Canada. CanWel Building Materials distributes a wide range of hardware, building materials, lumber, and renovation products. Further information can be found in the disclosure documents filed by CanWel Building Materials (and its predecessor, CanWel Building Materials Income Fund) with the securities regulatory authorities, available at

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Contact Information

  • CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd.
    Amar Doman
    Chairman and CEO
    (604) 608-6600