Form 8-K BEACON ROOFING SUPPLY For: Apr 07

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Appendix 99.1

BEACON ANNOUNCES THE DEPARTURE OF CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER CHRISTOPHER A. HARRISON

HERNDON, VA. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – April 7, 2021 –beacon (Nasdaq: BECN) (the “Company”) announced today that Christopher A. Harrison, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, will leave the company later this fiscal year. The company has launched a nationwide search for Mr. Harrison’s successor. Mr. Harrison will remain CHRO and will work closely with President and Chief Executive Officer Julian Francis until his successor is appointed. He will then assist in the transition of his responsibilities until his departure, which is expected to take place in the company’s third quarter.

“Chris has been a valued executive and business partner throughout his time with the company. His contributions were instrumental in helping Beacon grow from $ 2.2 billion in revenue in 2014 to $ 6 billion in Fortune 500 companies. As a trusted advisor and highly respected mentor and coach, Chris has transformed our talent system, environment, health and safety, and diversity and inclusion strategies to create a successful culture that creates sustainable competitive advantage, ”said Julian Francis, President and CEO. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and all of the Beacon team members, I would like to thank Chris for his leadership, dedication, and personal sacrifices that he has made with the company in Virginia for the greater part of six and a half years. His partnership and advice over the past 18 months has been invaluable to me and I wish him well. “

“I couldn’t be more proud to be part of the significant growth of this great company and to work closely with such talented and passionate people,” said Harrison. “I am delighted to have worked with Julian in building the organization for the next stages of Beacon’s journey, and I am excited to have the opportunity now to be closer to home and family as I face new challenges. Beacon is in excellent hands with Julian and our board of directors and I look forward to continued success. “

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Founded in 1928, Beacon is a Fortune 500, publicly traded distributor of roofing materials and ancillary construction products in North America with over 400 offices in all 50 states and 6 provinces in Canada. Beacon serves an extensive base of over 90,000 customers and uses its large branch network and diverse range of services to offer high quality products and support throughout the business life cycle. Beacon offers its own private label brand, TRI-BUILT, and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon PRO +, which allows customers to manage their businesses online. Beacon stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon, please visit www.becn.com.

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