Content about Michael Mahre

March 22, 2012

ProBuild Holdings, the nation’s largest pro dealer, has announced a restructuring that will eliminate several high level management positions, lay off a number of people, and institute a hiring freeze at its Denver headquarters. 

In an internal memo obtained by Home Channel News, ProBuild’s CEO Rob Marchbank outlined the new leadership and reporting structure of the Denver-based company. The executive VP operations layer of management will be eliminated, and all senior VPs of operations will report directly to Marchbank.

November 7, 2011

San Antonio — The layoffs, bankruptcies, pay cuts and long hours that have cast a pall over the industry for the last several years were pushed aside for three days last month as LBM executives gathered here to greet old friends, catch up on gossip, and maybe learn a thing or two about how to run a better business. The 2011 ProDealer Industry Summit, co-sponsored by the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and Home Channel News, hosted 100-plus pro dealers and LBM distributors from more than 65 companies Oct. 26 to 28.

October 31, 2010

Anyone who expected the usual supply chain collaboration discussion at the ProDealer Industry Summit was...

Anyone who expected the usual supply chain collaboration discussion at the ProDealer Industry Summit was in for a surprise this year. ProBuild’s Michael Mahre and Standard Pacific’s Scott Hearty went beyond the “we need to communicate better” claptrap and talked about more controversial issues like cost visibility, demand forecasting and the unbundling of labor and materials.

October 14, 2010

Some of the LBM industry’s hottest issues topped the agenda here at the 2010 ProDealer...

September 28, 2010

A moderated discussion featuring representatives from ProBuild, the nation’s largest pro dealer, and Standard Pacific,...

December 14, 2008

Before this housing downturn is over, Building Materials Holding Corp. (BMHC) may transform itself back...

May 1, 2008

Michael Mahre has resigned as president and CEO of SelectBuild, BMHC’s construction services division....