Press Release: Amber Skymer Named Senior Product Manager at Derby Building Products, Parent Company of Tando and Novik Brands

Quebec City, Quebec, Nov. 19, 2018 — Derby Building Products Inc., manufacturer of the Tando® and Novik® brands of exterior cladding, announces Amber Skymer as Senior Product Manager.  In this role, she will develop and lead programs targeting the builder, contractor, architect and designer. 

Skymer will also serve as Derby’s lead on market knowledge for competitive products and categories. “Amber’s successful track record of driving new innovation and launching profitable products will be invaluable to Derby as we further expand our brands and build out distribution,” said Ralph Bruno, Derby’s CEO Bruno.

For the past five years, Skymer has worked for the Wolf Organization in York, Pennsylvania.  Wolf is a leading distributor of branded building products in the eastern United States. Starting as a product specialist, she was promoted several times at Wolf and was a category manager prior to joining Derby.

“I look forward to helping Derby shape the relationships between design and build professionals and our Tando and Novik brands. We have a fantastic value proposition that addresses market needs like labor shortages, job site delays and moisture management,” said Skymer.

Skymer earned her bachelor’s degree in interior architecture and design from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

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About Derby Building Products – Home of Tando and Novik

Derby Building Products is the parent company of two game-changing brands in the building products category, Tando and Novik.  Tando, Derby’s pro channel brand, has redefined the exterior cladding category by replicating the natural beauty and texture of wood shake and stone, with little to no upkeep. Impervious to moisture and resistant to all types of weather, new Beach House Shake created by Tando is indistinguishable from real cedar, while Tando’s Signature Stain line offers the rich depth and beauty of stained wood.  Perfect for today’s mixed material trend in exteriors, all Tando products complement an array of siding types including fiber cement, engineered vinyl, stucco, and brick. Novik inspires stunning mixed material exteriors including shake, brick and stone. Novik replicates the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone and is simple to install. For more information, visit or



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