Billion dollar Dayton supply company names new CEO

Roland Gordon has been named CEO of Winsupply. CONTRIBUTED

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Roland Gordon has been named CEO of Winsupply. CONTRIBUTED

Dayton-based Winsupply, which brought in $2.7 billion in revenue in 2016, has named a new chief executive officer.

The company, a supplier of residential and commercial construction materials, announced Roland Gordon will serve as the new CEO effective at the end of the month. He will continue to serve as president of the company as well.

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Gordon is preceded by Jack Johnston, who remains on the board of directors. Johnston joined Winsupply in 1977, when it was just an $84 million company.

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“I’ve been planning this succession for quite some time, and I have great confidence in Roland, his leadership and in the executive team we’ve built,” Johnston said. “Roland is the right person to lead Winsupply and execute our multi-pronged strategy for continued growth. I couldn’t be happier with the state of Winsupply as I step into retirement.”

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Winsupply is headquartered in Dayton, and has 580 wholesale location in 45 states.

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