Galleher LLC has named Ted Kozikowski as its new President & CEO. Kozikowski most recently served as President & CEO at Keyes Packaging Group and has served previously as President at Plastimayd LLC and Oldcastle Architectural, Inc. He assumed his new role at Galleher on November 16, 2020. Jeff Hamar will transition from President & CEO to Executive Chairman of Galleher. 

Kozikowski brings to Galleher over two decades of senior-level leadership and success in the building products industry. His experience in complex, global supply chain organization and distribution has met with proven success in building longtime partnerships, managing fast-growing operations and positioning companies for future growth.   

“I am incredibly honored and excited to join Galleher,” said Kozikowski. “As President & CEO, I look forward to leading and mentoring the top-notch Galleher team and working closely with our excellent suppliers and partners as we continue to grow Galleher and exceed our customer’s expectations in every way.”

Kozikowski succeeds Jeff Hamar, Galleher’s President & CEO of 35 years. Hamar will immediately assume the role of Executive Chairman. COO Rick Coates and CFO Jim Whitney will continue their current executive roles at Galleher. 

Hamar will work closely with Kozikowski in the transition of management at Galleher, which ranks in the top five flooring distributors in the U.S., with 25 branches across California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada and registered sales in more than 40 states. 

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