BlueLinx hires director of accounts for home centers

ATLANTA — BlueLinx has expanded its National Accounts team with the hiring of John Leahy as its director of accounts for home centers.

Leahy will be responsible for the growth of the BlueLinx home center business. Leahy was the director of field sales at Kohler Co., with national responsibility for 60+ sales associates calling on Home Depot and Lowes. Prior to Kohler, he held several sales, account and general management roles, including as the general manager of Morrison Supply, a one-step plumbing distributor.

“John brings over 20 years of sales experience leading account management and field sales teams,” said Mitch Lewis, president and CEO of BlueLinx. “It is my pleasure to welcome John Leah to BlueLinx where I know he will help drive our strategic initiative to significantly grow our Home Center business.”

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Earlier this year, BlueLinx introduced Kelley Jenison as the director, national accounts for pro dealers and specialty distributors,

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