Carter makes management changes

Carter Lumber, the Kent, Ohio-based pro dealer, has announced three management changes.

Rollie Haring has been named vp-logistics, a newly created position in which he will be responsible for planning and implementing cost effective transportation strategies across the corporation.

Paul Barnaby will take over Haring’s former role as vp-product management, where he will set the direction for Carter component plants and work with field management to ensure an efficient manufacturing process to meet customer needs.

Finally, Michael Hock has been promoted to purchasing manager, a newly created position which will see him manage all operations of the purchasing department, while monitoring the commodity markets, buying cycles and flow of products from vendors in to all stores. Hock, who has m ore than 40 years experience in the lumber and building materials industry, will report to Barnaby.

Carter Lumber, with more than 200 stores in 10 states, was the Home Channel News Pro Dealer of the Year in 2007.