Irving, Texas — PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. has appointed of Tom Koos as its President and CEO.
“We are very pleased to welcome Tom to PrimeSource,” said Brandon Crawley, Interim CEO and Principal with Platinum Equity. “His more than 25 years of global supply, distribution and consumer brand experience will lead PrimeSource to a new level of excellence in distribution services and expand the reach of our industry leading Grip-Rite, Pro-Twist and other product brands.”
Koos was formerly CEO of Weber-Stephen Products LLC, manufacturer of outdoor gas, charcoal and electric grills and accessories. At Weber, he was the company’s strategic and global operations leader. He developed and implemented consumer marketing programs, revitalized R&D and new product development, and expanded the company’s global footprint. Prior to Weber, he was President and CEO of Jacuzzi Brands Corp.
“PrimeSource provides the building industry’s premier customer experience with the highest value products, brands and services,” said Koos. I am honored to join PrimeSource’s legacy of service, operational excellence, customer loyalty and industry-preferred building products brands. Together with PrimeSource’s team members, customers, suppliers and financial partners, I look forward to reaching new levels of performance, growth and innovation.”