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Castle Has Announced Some Key Changes To Their Business Development Structure

Mississauga, ON - Castle Building Centres Group has announced some key changes to their Business Development structure. Castle is committed to providing superior service to their growing national member base. As a result of several years of member growth, Castle will be enhancing their Business Development Management structure as the New Year begins.

“Our continued growth will only provide value if it further enhances our service commitment to our entire member network. The combination of new member additions and the organic growth of our existing member base, requires that we enhance the structure that services their ability to succeed in the market. Our Business Development team is best in Class and these changes further support our commitment to our members.”
President, Ken Jenkins

The first announcement is the newly developed role, Director of Business Development. The role was created to assist our Business Development Team in strengthening the communication within our membership and assist in coordinating growth objectives in all regions. Bruce Holman, BDM for the Central Region, will assume this new position to coordinate and oversee the activities of our regional Business Development Managers across the country. Castle will assess the additional member support needs for the Central Region in early 2016.

“I am very excited to step into this new role and my main focus will be to ensure our current member network continues to strengthen and new opportunities are cultivated as Castle grows as a buying group.”
Bruce Holman, Director of Business Development

Castle has announced a new role for Alan Schoemperlen as Castle Business Development Manager – Mentor. Alan will be working in a reduced capacity in 2016 as he looks to transition from his current role. He will play an important part in the continuous development of the Castle team by sharing best practices, industry insight and knowledge, and will support the professional development of the regional Business Development Managers across the country.

His first mandate will be to work closely with Chris Graves, Castle Business Development Manager, who will step in to take over in Manitoba - Saskatchewan. Chris Graves brings extensive industry experience, new spirit and a strong base of relationships in the Western Canada LBM industry. Chris comes to Castle with many accolades and prior to joining the team, spent several years as a key Castle supplier partner in the role of Senior Territory Manager.

Please join Castle in congratulating Bruce and Alan in their new roles and welcoming Chris to the Castle team.


Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. is a Canadian member-owned, Lumber, Building Materials and Hardware buying group committed to the success of the independent. Our commitment is to drive this success to over the 300 member locations in our group and is achieved through Transparency, Freedom and Profitability. Our business model focuses on accountability to our membership, member freedom of choice, and a commitment to their success, growth and profitability through strategic partnerships with key vendor partners and a winning hardware distribution solution.

Jennifer Mercieca Director of Communications
T 905.564.3307 x 220
Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. 100 Milverton Drive, Suite 400
Mississauga, ON L5R 4H1