Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc. announces expansion of Board of Directors; Election of new members.DALLAS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 21, 1996--Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:CABP CaBP Calcium Binding Protein
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The appointment of Edwin A. Wahlen, Jr., replaces the vacant Board seat resulting from the resignation of William S. Green, who stepped down from the Board on July 9th, 1996. Messrs. Wahlen and Green are both members of senior management with CGW CGW Computer Graphics World (magazine)
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Allen J. Keesler, Jr. retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Power Corporation Florida Power Corporation was the generation, transmission, and distribution sector of Florida Progress Corporation. The company distributed power over much of central and north Florida. Today the company operates as Progress Energy Florida. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :FPL) in April, 1996. Prior to retiring, he was with Florida Power Corporation for 33 years. Mr. Keesler currently serves on the Board of Directors of SouthTrust Corporation (Nasdaq:SOTR SOTR Southtrust Corporation (stock symbol)
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Edwin A. Wahlen, Jr. is a Managing Partner with CGW Southeast Partners, and has been with CGW since 1985. Mr. Wahlen is a Director of Amresco, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMMB), and several private companies.
Ronald R. Ross, Chairman of Cameron Ashley Building Products, commented: "The Board's decision to expand its capacity will allow our Company to draw upon the advice of a more diverse group of individuals each bringing an informed perspective to assist with the development and strategic direction of Cameron Ashley. We look forward to the contributions of Mr. Keesler and Mr. Wahlen as we continually seek to improve our Company."
Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas “Dallas” redirects here. For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation).
The City of Dallas (pronounced [ˈdæl.əs] or [ˈdæl. , distributes a broad line of building products to independent building material dealers, professional builders, contractors and mass merchandisers through a network of 106 branches throughout the United States. Product lines include roofing, millwork, pool and patio enclosure materials, insulation, siding, steel, ceiling products, industrial metals and a variety of other building materials.
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