CHESTERFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MiTek® today announced that its outgoing president, Dick Marriott, has won the 2017 Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast award, a prestigious honor awarded annually by the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA).
“The Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast award was created in 2005 in honor of Dick Bowman, long-time SBC Magazine and BCMC exhibit space salesman, who was the epitome of enthusiastic support for the structural building components industry. Dick Bowman faithfully served our industry until his unfortunate death in January of 2004,” according to the SBCA.
Before recently announcing his retirement, Dick Marriott had been President of MiTek USA, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Marriott had also served as Senior Vice President of Sales for MiTek USA until 2008. He first joined MiTek in 1978 as a sales engineer.
“Dick Marriott’s lifetime of service to MiTek and to the community of customers we serve is revered in the building industry, and rightfully so. This award is well-earned by Dick, and I know I speak for the entire MiTek family, in offering a heartfelt thanks to Dick for all he has given to us and to this industry, and especially for the example he has set for his fellow MiTek team members,” said Maged Diab, President of MiTek USA.
“This award will honor a supplier individual who over the years has supported BCMC [the Building Component Manufacturers Conference] and the structural building components industry as a whole with enthusiasm and integrity in an unselfish and positive manner and has brought an all-around good attitude and joy to the show. The selection committee for the Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast Award is the SBCA Board of Directors, SBCA Past Presidents and the BCMC Committee,” the SBCA added.
The past recipients of this award have included Joe Kannapell (2013), Carl Schoening (2014) Jerry Vulgaris (2015) and Mike Martz (2016).
MiTek is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors. MiTek Industries’ passion for its associates’ well-being and its customers’ success is the company’s hallmark. A Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) since 2001, MiTek has operations in more than 40 countries on six continents. Learn more: www.MiTek-us.com and www.MII.com.