Derek Watt Joins Opus (TM) Roof Blanket Sales Team as Market Development Manager

April 29, 2010

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 29 /PRNewswire/ — Tennessee-based Propex Operating Company, LLC today announced that Derek Watt joins the Opus Roof Blanket Sales and Marketing team as Market Development Manager – New England. In this role, Derek will be responsible for building the dealer network for Opus, as well as for generating the “pull through” business at the contractor level.

Prior to joining Propex, Derek was an Account Manager for Trex Company responsible for the New England market. Before joining Trex, Derek held sales positions with Allied Building Products, Primesource International and the United States Army.

“I am pleased to have someone with Derek’s background and proven track record of success in the New England Region join our expanding team,” said Ralph Bruno, Executive Vice President for Propex Global Sales and Marketing. “Derek’s sales success with the leading brand of composite decking combined with his experience in the roofing industry will accelerate his impact in this market.”

Derek holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of New Hampshire. He will be working out of his Boston area office and will be reporting to Chris Southard, Director of Sales.

About Opus Roof Blanket:

Opus Roof Blanket is a new category of roofing underlayment that can be used in place of felt paper and plastic sheeting underlayment under all types of steep-slope roofing materials. These benefits and more make Opus Roof Blanket the ideal solution for builders, roofing contractors and professional installers. For more information about Opus Roof Blanket, visit www.OpusRoofBlanket.com.

About Propex Operating Company, LLC:

Propex Operating Company, LLC is a global leader in the development, design, and manufacturing of brands and products that create advantages for customers. Propex’s footprint covers three continents, with 11 facilities totaling over five million square feet of manufacturing and more than 2,000 teammates focused on the markets the company serves. Often the inventor and always the innovator, Propex has both the heritage and vision which makes it the leader in the marketplace today that will continue to grow in the future in all facets of the company’s business.

SOURCE Propex Operating Company, LLC

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