PE-Owned Roofing Supply Group Names New CFO

Roofing Supply Group, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, said Thursday that it has named Shaun Mara as the company’s new CFO. Prior to joining Roofing Supply Group, Mara served as CFO at Dean Foods. Based in Dallas, Texas, Roofing Supply Group is a provider of roofing supplies and related building materials.


DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”), a national leader in the wholesale distribution of roofing supplies and related building materials, announced today the appointment of Shaun Mara as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.
Mara is joining Roofing Supply Group from Dean Foods, where he was CFO and part of a leadership team that created over $2 billion in shareholder value during his tenure. Mara was also formerly with Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company and The Gillette Company where he held various positions in the US and Western Europe including Senior VP of Finance, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
In addition to other impressive accomplishments during his esteemed 27-year career, Mara was recognized as a finalist of the 2012 North Texas CFO of the Year award presented by the Dallas Business Journal.
President and CEO, Mike Farrell, said, “We are very pleased to announce an outstanding addition to the RSG Senior Leadership Team. Bringing Shaun onboard was a key strategic investment for the company and was based on the vast experience and values he brings to us. We look forward to his strong leadership and commitment to excellence as we look to continue to grow the business organically, through M&A and Greenfields.”
About Roofing Supply Group
Owned by parent company Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”) is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is one of the largest wholesale distributors of roofing supplies and related materials in the United States. Through its network of 64 locations in 24 states nationwide, RSG provides one-step distribution services from roofing product manufacturers to roofing contractors and homebuilders. Each branch carries a complete line of roofing products for residential and commercial roofing, including composition asphalt shingles, underlayment and associated ancillary products. For more information regarding Greenfields & Acquisitions, please contact Jeff Clay, Vice President Strategic Planning & Corporate Development, at or 214.956.5184.
About Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Founded in 1978, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private equity firm with an investment strategy predicated on producing financial returns through building stronger, more profitable businesses. The Firm’s partners and advisors include a combination of skilled investment decision-makers and seasoned corporate leaders from major global enterprises. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of more than $18 billion in 56 businesses with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $90 billion. The Firm has offices in New York and London. For more information, please visit