Builders FirstSource Announces New COO
On March 21, 2023, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Stephen J. Herron as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer responsible for overseeing the Company’s nationwide operations.
Mr. Herron, age 64, had been President – East Division of the Company since January 2021. Mr. Herron previously served as Senior Vice President – Operations (Region 5) for the Company from August 2015 to December 2020. Before the Company’s acquisition of ProBuild Holdings LLC in 2015, he served as Senior Vice President of the Southeastern U.S. Operations for ProBuild. Prior to that, Mr. Herron served as Senior Vice President for HD Supply Holdings and oversaw its lumber and building materials division. He has over 40 years of experience in the building products industry and has held senior management roles at Home Depot, HD Supply Holdings, and Williams Brothers Lumber.
In connection with his promotion, Mr. Herron’s will receive an annual base salary of $625,000, subject to annual review by the Compensation Committee of the Board. Mr. Herron will continue to be eligible to earn an annual bonus with a target award equal to 100% of his annual salary, based on achievement of performance goals established from year to year by the Compensation Committee. In connection with his appointment as COO, Mr. Herron received a one-time grant of time-based restricted stock units having a value equal to $700,000, based on the closing price of the Company’s common stock on March 21, 2023, which cliff vest on November 22, 2024. Mr. Herron also received an additional grant of restricted stock units having a value equal to $200,000 based on the closing price of the Company’s common stock on March 21, 2023. These restricted stock units are deemed to be an increase to the annual grant received by the Company’s executive officers, including Mr. Herron, on March 15, 2023 and will be one-half time-based (vesting in equal annual installments on March 15, 2024-2026) and one-half performance-based (vesting on March 15, 2026 subject to achievement of performance goals). Mr. Herron will also continue to be a Tier II Participant in the Company’s Executive and Key Employee Severance Plan.
Mr. Herron is not a party to any transaction with any related person required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Source: Builders FirstSource, Inc.