Beacon Roofing Adds to BOD

Distributor names Major General Barbara Fast to board of directors.

Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN), Herndon, VA, has named Major General (Ret.) Barbara G. Fast to its board of directors, effective immediately. Fast will also serve as a member of the board’s compensation comittee, the company said.

Fast is chairperson of the board for publicly traded American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI), a for-profit education company. She also is chairperson of APEI’s compensation committee and is a member of APEI’s nominating and corporate governance committee. In addition, Fast is chairperson of the board for Hondros College of Nursing and also serves on the strategic advisory group for the Sierra Nevada Corp., a privately held aerospace engineering firm.

Fast previously served as senior vice president, army and defense intelligence programs and then senior vice president, strategic engagements for CGI Federal. Prior to that she was vice president, cyber and information solutions for The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA).

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