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James O'Leary

James O'Leary, Director

Mr. O’Leary joins the BMC Stock Holdings Board of Directors after serving as a BMC director since May 2014. Mr. O’Leary is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WireCo WorldGroup, which is the world's leader in manufacturing, engineering, and distributing wire rope, synthetic rope, specialized assemblies, wire products and electromechanical cable. Before joining WireCo WorldGroup, Mr. O’Leary served as a Senior Advisor to several major private equity firms. From March 2007 until its sale to SKF in October 2013, he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Kaydon Corporation, Inc. He served as an advisor to SKF through January 2014. Prior to that, from 2005 to March 2007, Mr. O’Leary was an independent director of Kaydon Corporation, Inc. While at Kaydon Corporation, Inc., he chaired the Audit Committee in addition to serving on the Compensation, Governance and Executive Committees. Mr. O’Leary is a Director for the Ann Arbor YMCA. He is a certified public accountant (currently inactive) in the State of New York and holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.B.A. from Pace University.


Independent Director

Chair of the Compensation