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James O'Leary

James O'Leary, Director

Mr. O'Leary joined the BMC Stock Holdings Board of Directors after serving as a BMC director since May 2014. He has served as Chairman and Senior Advisor to Kinematics Manufacturing Corp., a leading global supplier of slewing drive systems, since 2015, and as a member of Madison Dearborn Partners' Basic Industries' Advisory Group since March 2014. Mr. O'Leary recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WireCo WorldGroup, the world's leading supplier of steel and synthetic rope and electromechanical cable, from January 2017 until his retirement from that company in July 2019. He previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaydon Corporation, Inc., a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, industrial products, from March 2007 until its sale in 2014, and was an independent director of Kaydon from 2005 until 2007. He is a member of the Committee on Development and Alumni Relations & Government and Community Relations for Pace University and previously served on the Board of the Ann Arbor YMCA. He is a certified public accountant (currently inactive) in the State of New York and holds a B.B.A. from Pace University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


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