Huttig Names Philip W. Keipp Vice President - Chief Financial Officer
ST. LOUIS, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/02/09 -- Huttig Building
Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HBPI) today announced that Philip W.
Keipp will be joining the Company as its Vice President - Chief
Financial Officer, effective July 22, 2009. He is assuming overall
financial and accounting responsibilities, announced Jon P. Vrabely,
President and CEO of Huttig.
Mr. Keipp, who is 48 years old, is a CPA with extensive financial and
accounting experience. He was with HD Supply Waterworks, a leading
distributor of water and wastewater transmission products, and its
predecessor companies for nearly twelve years, most recently as its
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that,
Mr. Keipp spent over twelve years in public accounting, including ten
years at KPMG LLP, where he was a Senior Manager in the firm's
Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution practice. Mr. Keipp received
his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lindenwood
Mr. Vrabely has served as the Company's interim Chief Financial
Officer since the resignation of Mr. Kenneth Young in April 2009.
"Phil has great experience across the accounting and controls,
financial planning and analysis and financial reporting functions, and
we believe that, with his financial and distribution operating
experience, he will be a tremendous asset for Huttig," said Mr.
Huttig Building Products, Inc., currently in its 124th year of
business, is one of the largest domestic distributors of millwork,
building materials and wood products used principally in new
residential construction and in home improvement, remodeling and
repair work. Huttig distributes its products through 28 distribution
centers serving 45 states. The Company's wholesale distribution
centers sell principally to building materials dealers, national
buying groups, home centers and industrial users, including makers of
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