BlueLinx announces Dwight Gibson to its Board of Directors as upcoming CEO

– USA, GA –  BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BXC), a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of building products in the United States, today announced the appointment of Dwight Gibson to its Board of Directors as President and CEO, effective June 7, 2021, to succeed Mitchell Lewis who will retire at the same date.

Mr. Lewis will remain a director on the Board of Directors following his retirement.

About Dwight Gibson

Mr. Gibson was most recently Chief Commercial Officer at SPX Flow, Inc., (NYSE: FLOW), a leading provider of process solutions, having previously led its Food and Beverage Segment as President. Before these roles, Mr. Gibson worked for Ingersoll Rand for 13 years with increasing responsibility as President of Climate Strategic Initiatives, VP/GM of Transport Solutions, VP/GM of Connected Home Solutions, and GM of Residential Electronics. Mr. Gibson began his career at McKinsey & Company.

He has a BBA in business from Howard University, an MBA from Stanford University, and a Master’s of Science in International Strategy and Diplomacy from the London School of Economics.

He is a member of the board of directors at Interface, Inc., a global flooring company (NASDAQ: TILE).

About BlueLinx

BlueLinx is a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of residential and commercial building products with both branded and private-label SKUs across product categories such as lumber, panels, engineered wood, siding, millwork, metal building products, and other construction materials. With a strong market position, broad geographic coverage footprint servicing 40 states, and the strength of a locally focused sales force, we distribute our comprehensive range of products to over 15,000 national, regional, and local dealers, specialty distributors, national home centers, and manufactured housing customers. BlueLinx can provide a wide range of value-added services and solutions to our customers and suppliers. We are headquartered in Georgia, with executive offices located at 1950 Spectrum Circle, Marietta, Georgia, and we operate our distribution business through a broad network of distribution centers.

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