MiTek Appoints Biles Help Lead Builder Products Unit

Originally published by: MiTekApril 19, 2016

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April 19, 2016 – MiTek® today announced that it has appointed Trace Biles as a Director of National Builders and Supply Chain for MiTek Builder Products.  Mr. Biles will focus on sales of MiTek Builder Products’ to large national U.S. home builders. Additionally, Mr. Biles will be a key team member in furthering interaction between MiTek Builder Products and MiTek’s Residential Supply Chain, which supports builders and the supply chain through the SAPPHIRE™ Suite of software solutions.  Mr. Biles joins Patrick O’Malley, another Director of National Builders and Supply Chain, who was appointed in the Fall of 2015.

Previous to arriving at MiTek, Mr. Biles was MASCO’s director of national accounts, where he led strategic direction and sales for top-20 national home builders at the corporate, regional, and local levels. Previous to that, Mr. Biles worked at American Woodmark Corp., where he was general manager of the Texas division.

“With his past work with large home builders, Trace brings a highly specialized knowledge to MiTek Builder Products sales efforts,” said Tom Mort, MiTek Builder Products’ Senior VP for Sales and Marketing.  “With the very attractive product programs, technical support, and services we have in place for large home builders, we see increasing opportunities to place MiTek Builder Products with them, and we couldn’t be happier to have Trace as part of the team that leads this effort.”

 About MiTek

 MiTek is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors.  MiTek Industries’ passion for its associates’ well-being and its customers’ success is the company’s hallmark.  A Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: brk-a, NYSE: brk-b) since 2001, MiTek has operations in more than 40 countries on six continents. Learn more: www.MiTek-us.com and www.MII.com.

 About MiTek Builder Products

 A division of MiTek USA, Inc., MiTek Builder Products integrates a number of businesses, building products, and brands, which MiTek has assembled after a remarkable series of acquisitions.  These product brands include USP Structural Connectors, the Z4 Tie-Down System, and Hardy Frame, as well as design software solutions for decks.  Also offered through the MiTek Builder Products division is SAPPHIRE™ Supply, an estimating and design module within the MiTek SAPPHIRE software suite. Learn more: www.MitekBuilderProducts.com