Grabber Construction Products Announces New President and CEO
Robert Waterhouse, Appointed
Products, part of the Dot Family Holdings group of companies, appointed Robert Waterhouse as the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 15, 2019. Waterhouse will assume the role held by Roland Snyder, who is retiring and has served as President since 2014/CEO since 2015, and has been part of Grabber leadership for nearly 30 years. Grabber Construction Products is an international distributor of professional grade fastener and construction products.
Waterhouse has an extensive background in the construction industry with 33 years of experience. He comes to Grabber Construction Products from L&W Supply, a customer of Grabber Construction Products and one of the nation's largest distributors of gypsum wallboard and building materials, where he served as General Manager and Executive Vice President.
Previously Waterhouse served as Vice-President of Marketing, Senior Vice-President of Sales, and General Manager of Ceilings at USG Corporation.
“Rob has a proven track record in the construction industry, and we are very pleased that he is joining our team as president and CEO,” said John Tracy, Chairman and CEO of Dot Family Holdings. “We look forward to leveraging his leadership and in steering Grabber Construction Products forward.”
Waterhouse is a board member and a past president of the Board for the Foundation of Wall and Ceilings Industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Iowa and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri.