HORSHAM, Pa. — Wall and roof systems manufacturer Benjamin Obdyke has added Ben
Buslach as market development manager for the West Coast. Buslach will cover California, Oregon, and Washington. In the new position, Buslach will support all areas of the supply chain, including onboarding dealers and distributors, assisting architects with specifications, and providing installation strategies and education for contractors.
The child and grandchild of carpenters, Buslach has spent his entire career in the building industry, including running a painting business in college; working in operations and sales for Sherwin-Williams; and, most recently, serving as a territory sales manager for CertainTeed in the Pacific Northwest.
“Ben’s deep industry knowledge includes an intimate understanding of the needs of the distribution channel and market dynamics,” said Joe Holcombe, sales director for Benjamin Obdyke. “His passion and focus will translate directly into supporting existing and new customers, helping them Build Better™ while continuing to grow our brand along the West Coast.”
Buslach said Benjamin Obdyke’s culture and people—motivated and hard-working yet nimble and down to earth—attracted him to the role. “Building materials are my passion. I love being a part of a project and adding value to it,” he said. “I’m excited to help grow Benjamin Obdyke’s business and further elevate its brand name in the West.”
Buslach has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University and an MBA from George Fox University.