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Bonsal American, Inc. makes expansions

March 1, 2008

CHARLOTTE, NC - Bonsal American, Inc. recently expanded its marketing department with the addition of Art Henson, marketing coordinator. Henson will handle graphic design for all of Bonsal American’s brands, including Sakrete, ProSpec and Amguard.

Henson has more than 14 years of marketing and advertising experience, and he has worked as a graphic artist and marketing consultant. Most recently, he ran his own design firm, Henson Advertising. An alumnus of the University of South Carolina, Henson recently relocated to Charlotte from Maine.

Bonsal American, Inc. has also expanded its sales and product management team for Sakrete®, North America’s original dry bagged cement mix brand.

Bob Schmidt, who will serve as product manager for Sakrete, has been with Bonsal American for more than 26 years. During his tenure, he has served in various roles, including Manager of Flo-Ash Services, Director of Technical Services and most recently, Manufacturing Manager. Schmidt has a Bachelor’s of Science in Agronomy from the University of Maryland, and he is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute.

Wes Murphy has been named Midwest Territory Sales Manager for Sakrete, covering Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. For the past three years, Murphy served as Territory Sales Manager for the Lowe’s team as part of Oldcastle APG, Bonsal American’s parent company. Murphy also served in the Airborne Infantry for the U.S. Army.

Shea Anstine has joined Bonsal American as a Territory Sales Manager responsible for growing the Sakrete brand in Michigan and Northwestern Ohio. Prior to joining Bonsal American, Anstine worked for Oldcastle 4-D, Inc. Anstine also served in the U.S. Air Force.

Dean Greene has been named Territory Sales Manager, responsible for driving Sakrete sales in Georgia, Southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle. Greene previously worked for Oldcastle Retail.