Brent Fox Named CEO of Hendricks Holding Co

Posted October 3, 2013

BELOIT, Wis. – Brent Fox has been named chief executive officer of Hendricks Holding Co., Inc. (HHC) and has been elected to the board of directors of building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc.

ABC Supply and HHC are affiliated through common ownership by Diane Hendricks. HHC is an investment and business development group comprised of a portfolio of 22 domestic and international companies in a wide array of business sectors, including insurance, construction, manufacturing, recycling, transportation and logistics, and pharmaceutical research.

A 30-year veteran of ABC Supply, Fox had served as the company’s vice president of national business development since 2011. He succeeds Hendricks as CEO of HHC. Hendricks will continue to serve as HHC’s chairman of the board.

“Throughout his career at ABC Supply, Brent has welcomed new challenges, accepted positions of increasing responsibility and achieved outstanding results,” said Hendricks, who also is chairman and co-founder of ABC Supply. “That experience has prepared him well for these new roles, and I am confident that he will be a success in both.”

David Luck, CEO of ABC Supply, said, “Brent will be an outstanding addition to ABC’s board of directors and I look forward to his participation. We’re delighted that we will continue to benefit from his experience, insight and perspective.”

Fox began his career with ABC Supply in 1983 as a truck driver and held a variety of branch positions before being promoted to branch manager in 1989. He joined the company’s National Support Center staff in 1994, successively serving as fleet manager, director of merchandising and purchasing, vice president of merchandising and purchasing, vice president of divisional operations and, ultimately, vice president of national business development.

A resident of Janesville, Wis., Fox was elected to the Rock County Board of Supervisors in 2010 and was re-elected in 2012. He has served on the boards of a variety of community organizations, including Southern Wisconsin AirFest, the Janesville Performing Arts Center, the Wisconsin Aviation Academy and the City of Janesville Zoning Board of Appeals.

About ABC Supply

ABC Supply is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing in the United States and one of the nation’s largest distributors of siding, windows and other select exterior building products. Since its founding by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 1982, ABC Supply’s sole focus has been serving professional contractors – taking care of them better than any other distributor and offering the products, services and support they need to build their businesses. It accomplishes this by being an “employee-first” company that treats its associates with respect and gives them the tools they need to succeed. Headquartered in Beloit, Wis., ABC Supply has more than 450 branches in 45 states. It is a seven-time winner of the Gallup Great Workplace Award. More information is available at abcsupply.com.

About Hendricks Holding Co.

Hendricks Holding Co. is an investment and business development group with a diverse portfolio of companies that spans the globe. It seeks to become a long-term partner of well-positioned companies that have strong organizational values and exceptional people who share HHC’s goal of significant, ongoing growth while having a lasting and positive impact on the communities in which they operate. Formed by Ken and Diane Hendricks in 2001, HHC is headquartered in Beloit, Wis. More information is available at hendricksholding.com.