Greenville, SC — New South Construction Supply has hired Abhi Singh as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Singh will lead all nine NSCS branches in sales, operations, purchasing, new locations, and future mergers and acquisitions.
A veteran in the building materials industry, Singh comes to New South Construction Supply from Mid-Am Building Supply, a leading two-step building materials distributor serving 10 states in the Midwest. While there, he was vice president of sales and marketing and led a team that grew sales over $100 million in less than three years. Prior to Mid-Am, he served as managing director of Harvey Commercial Solutions in New England, senior VP of A.H. Harris & Sons Construction Supplies (East Coast), general manager of J&H Aitcheson – a division of Hajoca Corporation (Metropolitan Washington, DC), and had his own construction supply business in Baltimore, Atlantic Supply Corporation. Earlier in his career, he held a series of senior regional leadership roles for White Cap Construction Supply, Hughes Supply, and Ferguson Enterprises, respectively. A graduate of Kent State University, Abhi is now based out of the Greenville, South Carolina company headquarters.
“I’m very pleased to have attracted Abhi as our executive vice president and chief operating officer. His background in our industry is broad and varied, and his track record of success wherever he has been will help take New South Construction Supply to the next level,” said Jim Sobeck, CEO of New South Construction Supply.
“It’s an honor and privilege to join the New South family and work side by side with this highly talented team of associates. Having known Jim for years, I’m thrilled to be able to help the business execute our long-term plan, while keeping our North Star focused on the three things that matter most: providing impeccable service and partnership to our customers, ensuring growth opportunities for our most important asset, our people, and continuing to build on our culture of success,” Singh said.
Founded in 1981 and celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021, New South Construction Supply is a distributor of construction products to general contractors and subcontractors across the Sunbelt as well as nationally and internationally.