NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Firestone Building Products LLC, has named Jacob Speight vice president of sales, Americas. Speight joined Firestone in 2015 and was most recently the executive director of sales for the U.S. In his expanded role, he will take on sales leadership for Gaco, sales operations, and the FSBP Canada and Latin America sales teams.

"With more than 15 years of account management and sales leadership, and six years dedicated to Firestone Building Products, Jacob's background and expertise are critical to driving strategic objectives and growing our business in the Americas," said Jamie Gentoso, president, Firestone Building Products. "Jacob has led a data-driven approach to our sales organization, focusing on analytics that help us develop and execute strategies that win in the market. We look forward to his continued leadership as we build our business for the future.”

Speight joined Firestone Building Products in 2015 as the director of corporate accounts. Prior to joining Firestone, Speight spent over a decade at Moen Incorporated holding roles of progressive responsibility in account management and sales leadership in Moen’s wholesale, retail, and e-commerce channels, respectively.