KAPOLEI, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Honsador Holdings, LLC (“Honsador”) is pleased to announce that it has named Newell LaVoy as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. Norm Plotkin will continue in the role of Executive Chairman, supporting the Company and leading the Board of Directors.
Mr. LaVoy brings over 35 years of experience in building materials distribution as well as truss and millwork manufacturing, having held the CEO/President and other executive positions throughout his career. The companies with whom Mr. LaVoy has worked include Builders FirstSource, Moore’s Lumber & Building Supplies, Pelican Companies, Builderway, Western Lumber Company and Boise Cascade Corporation.
Mr. LaVoy resides in Hawaii and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an MBA from Stanford University.
“I am excited to be joining Honsador and look forward to leading the business to take advantage of its full long-term potential,” Mr. LaVoy said. “Honsador is a market leader with a strong reputation and unrivaled capabilities in customer service, product knowledge, and product offering.”
“I look forward to working with Newell as he brings his experience and expertise in leading winning cultures to Honsador,” said Mr. Plotkin. “I am confident in transitioning the CEO role to Newell, who will lead Honsador to continued improvement and growth.”
ABOUT HONSADOR HOLDINGS, LLC
Honsador is the largest independent distributor of building products and electrical supplies in the state of Hawaii, serving the residential, commercial, and military markets. Founded in 1935, the Company operates out of two divisions: Honsador Lumber and Building Materials (“LBM”) and Alpha Electric (“Alpha”). LBM is the largest independent building materials distributor in the State of Hawaii, and Alpha is the largest independent distributor of electrical products in the state of Hawaii.