Beacon appointed Jonathan S. Bennett as EVP and chief commercial officer (CCO).
Bennett will join Beacon in this newly created role on June 1, 2021, and be responsible for the company’s integrated go-to-market strategy comprising selling excellence, category management, marketing, pricing, and supply chain.
Prior to joining Beacon, Bennett served as EVP, Merchandising and Supply Chain at Total Wine & More, since 2016.
From 2013 to 2016, he served as chief merchandising officer of Interline Brands, a $2 billion facilities MRO business, where he led the 200-person merchandising team in offices across the U.S., China, and Thailand.
Prior to joining Interline, Mr. Bennett had an 11-year career at The Home Depot.
“Jonathan is a very welcome addition to the Beacon team,” said Julian Francis, president and CEO of Beacon. “His extensive commercial background in both retail and B2B environments, combined with his track record of sales and margin growth, will strengthen Beacon and create value for our customers as we grow our digital platform and further differentiate our market approach. His collaborative style and passion for innovation will be important assets as we continue to build a world-class sales and marketing organization that delivers outstanding performance.”
“I look forward to working with Julian and the entire team during this dynamic time in the building products industry," Bennett added. "The opportunity to fully align Beacon’s go-to-market strategy is exciting, and I am thrilled to have this opportunity to build on such a strong established foundation as we strive to create more value, better serve customers and grow equity in the Beacon brand.”