Press Release: Parex USA Announces New Leadership Structure

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Parex USA Announces New Leadership Structure


Anaheim, CA — September 16, 2014 - Parex USA, Inc., a leading building material manufacturer which markets its product under the brands of; Parex, LaHabra, Merkrete, Teifs and El Rey, announced the promotion of Rodrigo Lacerda to President of ParexGroup Americas, and the addition of James Chilcoff as Managing Director of Parex USA.

As President of ParexGroup Americas, Lacerda will supervise all the Group's companies in North and South America and will continue to be part of ParexGroup's Executive Committee as Senior Executive Vice-President. In his new role, Lacerda will coordinate the growth of the group on the North and South American continents and insure the company continues to develop sound strategic positions in each of the countries where we are present.

Chilcoff, the new Managing Director of Parex USA, has had a successful career in the Building Materials industry. He previously spent twelve years with James Hardie in various Sales, Marketing and General Management roles, including in Australia, where he led the company's operations. More recently, Chilcoff was the Managing Director of U.S. Gibraltar Industries, a leading manufacturer of metal and flashing products. Chilcoff has a BA in Marketing from Eastern Michigan University and a MBA in Management from Xavier University.



About Parex USA

Parex USA, Inc., a California Corporation, is the parent company to brands that offer a wide range of innovative façade and flooring solutions. Its brands include Parex, LaHabra Stucco, Merkrete, Teifs, El Rey Stucco, Merlex Stucco, Variance Finishes, and Vero-Rialto. It is a subsidiary of the ParexGroup, S.A., one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty solutions for the construction industry. ParexGroup spans 22 countries, employing 4,000 professionals across 66 manufacturing facilities and 9 R&D centers. To learn more about Parex USA, Inc., please visit



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