LP Building Solutions (LP), a leading manufacturer of high-performance building products, announced that Jimmy Mason has been named EVP, General Manager of OSB effective Feb. 28, 2022.
Mason succeeds Jason Ringblom, who was recently appointed EVP, GM of Siding.
"After conducting an extensive internal and external search process, we are pleased to welcome someone of Jimmy's caliber to LP's executive team," said LP Chair and CEO Brad Southern. "His strong track record of operational excellence propelled our Siding business to new heights as we faced unprecedented customer demand, multiple capacity expansion projects, and complex health and safety conditions introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic. I am confident that Jimmy's leadership will be an asset to the OSB business as we continue to accelerate our strategic transformation."
Mason brings more than 20 years of manufacturing operations experience to the role. He joined LP in 2006, most recently serving as VP, Siding Manufacturing, where he has been instrumental in leading the Siding business' exceptional safety performance, strong overall equipment effectiveness results, and the conversions of LP Dawson Creek and LP Houlton to siding mills. Before this, he held roles as regional operations director and regional operations manager for Siding as well as plant operations superintendent at LP Roxboro and LP Roaring River and Plant manager at LP Roaring River.
"I am honored to lead the OSB business during this important time in LP's history," said Mason. "As we work to meet surging demand while we navigate complex supply chain disruptions and ongoing logistics challenges, I know our OSB team has the talent, determination, and agility to meet our ambitious growth and efficiency goals. I look forward to working with Brad and the talented LP team as we continue to execute our strategic transformation, deliver results, and create value for our shareholders."
Before joining LP, Mason held various roles at International Paper and Milliken & Company.