Beacon Roofing Supply names chief accounting officer
Herndon-based Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. said Friday it has named Gregory T. Jorgensen chief accounting officer, effective March 28.
Jorgensen comes to Beacon from Hertz Global Holdings Inc., a publicly-traded car rental company, where he has served as the vice president of financial reporting, technical accounting, and policy since 2014.
In his new role, Jorgensen will oversee Beacon’s accounting operations, finance consolidations and SEC reports.
Prior to working at Hertz, Jorgensen was the assistant controller and an accounting team leader for Ball Corp., a global packaging solutions company based out of Denver.
He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University.
Beacon is the largest publicly traded distributor of residential and commercial roofing materials and complementary building products. It operates 356 branches in the U.S. and and Canada, and employs more than 4,000 people. Last October, Beacon acquired Roofing Supply Group and its 85 locations. Pro forma sales for the combined company in fiscal year 2015 were $3.7 billion.