Beacon Roofing Supply Appoints Joseph M. Nowicki as Chief Financial Officer

  Beacon Roofing Supply Appoints Joseph M. Nowicki as Chief Financial Officer

Business Wire

PEABODY, Mass. -- March 6, 2013

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN) (“Beacon” or the “Company”)
announced today that Joseph M. Nowicki has accepted the position of Executive
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Beacon effective
March 25, 2013. Mr. Nowicki will oversee Finance, Information Technology and
Investor Relations and will be located in our Herndon, VA office.

Mr. Nowicki has been the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Spartan
Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) (“Spartan”), a public company, since June 2009.
Spartan designs, engineers, manufactures, and distributes specialty chassis,
specialty vehicles, truck bodies and aftermarket parts for the recreational
vehicle, emergency response, government services, defense, and delivery and
service markets. Spartan reported annual sales of $471 million for 2012. Prior
to his tenure with Spartan, Mr. Nowicki was with Herman Miller, Inc. from 1992
through 2009 where he held progressive financial roles, lastly as Vice
President, Investor Relations and Treasurer. Mr. Nowicki also held past
financial positions with IBM and General Motors. He is a Certified Public
Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Canisius
College and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He will be relocating
along with his wife, Tammy, to the Herndon, VA area.

Paul Isabella, the Company’s President & Chief Executive Officer, stated: “Joe
has a strong history of leading the finance function and has very broad base
experience that makes him a perfect fit for Beacon. We feel very fortunate to
bring a talented executive with his depth of financial, operations and
continuous improvement experience to our team. Joe’s extensive background and
leadership experience will be an important asset to us as we continue to grow.
Under his guidance and oversight, our strong finance and IT teams and
disciplined financial culture will continue to serve the Company well in the
years ahead.”

Mr. Nowicki stated: “I am very excited about joining Beacon and I look forward
to helping the leadership team continue their growth and track record of
consistent profitability. I am impressed with their leadership team and past
accomplishments, including their successful integration of many acquisitions.
The Company is highly respected in the industry and has a strong balance sheet
and sound infrastructure. Beacon is positioned nicely for continued expansion
across North America and I intend to use my skills and past experiences to
facilitate that growth in the future along with driving overall business

About Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.:

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. is a leading distributor of roofing materials and
complementary building products, operating 228 branches in 38 states in the
United States and across Canada. The Company’s fiscal year 2012 sales exceeded
$2 billion.

Forward-Looking Statements:This release contains information about
management's view of the Company's future expectations, plans and prospects
that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor
provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual
results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking
statements as a result of various important factors, including, but not
limited to, those set forth in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's
latest Form 10-K. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this
press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press
release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to
update these forward-looking statements at some point, the Company
specifically disclaims any obligation to do so other than as required by
federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements should not be relied
upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date
of this press release.


Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
Paul Isabella, 571-323-3944
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