QUEBEC CITY, QC - October 23 2017 - Derby Building Products, manufacturer of the Tando and Novik brands of exterior cladding products, announces Michael Caputo as the Western Regional Sales Manager. A resident of Laguna Hills, CA, he will oversee the expansion of Tando and Novik brands of shake and stone and help support distributors and dealers in the Western Region.
With the past 18 years of his sales career dedicated to building products, Caputo has served as Senior Director, Channel Sales for Ares Corp, and had channel management roles with Louisiana Pacific, CPG (AZEK and TimberTech) and Ward Manufacturing/Hitachi. He will report to Mitch Cox, Senior Vice President of Sales.
The Tando and Novik brands of shake and stone feature unrivaled realism, with enhanced color and UV protection technologies. Novik and Tando product lines feature easy installation, low-maintenance and moisture resistance as ideal exterior options. New Beach House Shake by Tando is indistinguishable from real cedar shake and impervious to moisture, while adding curb appeal and low upkeep to any home.
“As we continue to invest in our people and innovative brands, we are setting the stage for accelerating our growth for our distributors, dealers and installers,” said Ralph Bruno, President, Derby Building Products. “Mike is an excellent choice to help us lead the Tando and Novik brands into the Western Region.”
Tando shake and stone products represent innovations in exterior cladding backed by the most advanced technologies in the industry. TandoShake and TandoStone define new categories 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 TandoShake’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 wood siding, stucco, and vinyl. www.tandobp.com
Novik features NovikShake™, NovikStone™ and related products that completely reinvent luxury for your home. These products replicate the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone materials that are in demand for today’s designs. With easy installation, low maintenance and exceptional performance, Novik products are a perfect fit for builders, contractors, facility managers and consumers who take pride in the aesthetic appearance of their home or building. For more information, visit www.novik.com.