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Leslie Kratcoski Joins GMS as Vice President, Investor Relations

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GMS Inc., a leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard and suspended ceiling systems, announced that Leslie H. Kratcoski has joined the Company as Vice President, Investor Relations effective December 3, 2018. Leslie will report directly to Mike Callahan, President and CEO of GMS.

Ms. Kratcoski joins GMS from Snap-on Incorporated, an NYSE-listed, S&P 500 global manufacturer and marketer of professional tools and equipment, where she spent 9 years leading the investor relations program. Prior to that, she worked in a variety of finance roles throughout her 25-year career, including leading the investor relations programs at Beazer Homes USA, Inc. and PRG-Schultz International, Inc. Ms. Kratcoski holds an MBA from the University of Florida, an International MBA from Nyenrode Business Universiteit in The Netherlands and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance from the University of Florida.

Ms. Kratcoski will oversee the Company’s day-to-day comprehensive, strategic investor relations program and serve as a spokesperson to the investment community on the Company’s performance and corporate values. Her responsibilities will include broadening awareness of GMS among institutional investors by leading the Company’s dialogue with the investment community while educating current and prospective investors as well as the analyst community about the Company’s business strategies and performance.

“Leslie’s deep investor relations expertise and prior experience in our industry makes her the ideal person to serve as our first dedicated head of Investor Relations,” said Mr. Callahan. “I look forward to her contribution as we focus on strengthening our engagement with the investment community.”

About GMS:

Founded in 1971, GMS operates a network of more than 245 distribution centers across the United States and Canada. GMS’s extensive product offering of wallboard, suspended ceilings systems, or ceilings, and complementary construction products is designed to provide a comprehensive one-stop-shop for our core customer, the interior contractor who installs these products in commercial and residential buildings.


Leslie Kratcoski – Vice President Investor Relations – – (770) 939-1711

Source: GMS, Inc.