Parex USA has promoted Rodrigo Lacerda to president of ParexGroup Americas and added James Chilcoff as managing director of Parex USA. 

As president of ParexGroup Americas, Lacerda will supervise its companies in North and South America and will continue to be part of ParexGroup’s executive committee as senior executive vice president. In his new role, Lacerda will coordinate the growth of the group on the North and South American continents and ensure the company continues to develop sound strategic positions in each of the countries where the company is present.

Chilcoff has had a successful career in the building materials industry. He previously spent 12 years with James Hardie in various sales, marketing and general management roles, including in Australia, where he led the company's operations. More recently, Chilcoff was the managing director of U.S. Gibraltar Industries, a manufacturer of metal and flashing products.

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