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CUSTOM BUILDING PRODUCTS NAMES DON DEVINE PRESIDENT AND CEO; TOM PECK BECOMES CHAIRMAN

SEAL BEACH, Calif. – April 5, 2013 – Custom® Building Products (http://www.custombuildingproducts.com/) announces the promotion of Don Devine to the role of president and CEO. With this change, Tom Peck moves into the role of chairman and will focus his energies on CUSTOM’s long-term strategic plans.

“As our organization continues to grow and evolve, we’ve made meaningful additions to our team, invested in technology and systems, and developed an even greater depth of resources internally to ensure we continue as the leading manufacturer of flooring preparation and installation products,” said Chairman Tom Peck. “This change is another step in Custom Building Products’ evolution. Don has already made important leadership contributions in a short time and we share a mutual excitement about the future. I will be able to focus on longer-term strategic growth plans that will ensure CUSTOM is positioned for success over the next half century.”

“This is a great time to be at Custom Building Products,” noted Don Devine. “The company is well positioned with a strong product lineup, genuine customer relationships and an impressive team. My challenge is to make a great company even better while adding value for our customers, employees and shareholders.”

Prior to joining Custom Building Products in July 2012, when he was initially named executive vice president and COO, Mr. Devine held the position of president and CEO at American Standard Brands, a manufacturer of high-quality kitchen and bath fixtures. He held that position since 2007.

A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Darden Business School Executive Program at the University of Virginia, Mr. Devine brings more than 25 years of experience with leading industrial and building products brands. Prior to his tenure at American Standard Brands, Mr. Devine was president and COO of Jacuzzi Brands.

 About Custom Building Products

Custom® Building Products, based in Seal Beach, Calif., is North America’s leader in flooring preparation products and tile and stone installation systems for residential and commercial projects. The company’s product brands, including WonderBoard® Lite backerboards, Fusion Pro™, Prism® SureColor®, CEG-Lite® and Polyblend® grouts, a comprehensive line of lightweight mortars, TileLab® and AquaMix® maintenance products, and SuperiorBilt® tools, are considered among the most popular and most trusted by industry professionals. Custom Building Products continually raises standards for the flooring, tile and stone industry through its commitment to provide performance-driven installation systems and support.

CUSTOM’s website offers comprehensive resources including product and warranty information, installation specifications and technical support. For more information on the company’s broad family of quality tile and stone installation products, please call (800) 272-8786 or visit www.custombuildingproducts.com.

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Lesley Goddin has been writing and journaling since her first diary at age 11, and drawing and sketching since she could hold a pencil. Her penchant for observation led to her becoming a paid professional as a trade journalist, publicist and is editor for TileLetter. She has also written for Guideposts, Walls, Windows and Floors, Floor Covering Weekly, and Low Carb Energy.