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Senior Management Team

Scott Suppes AHC - CEO & President

Scott obtained he AHC (Architectural Hardware Consultant) national designation in 1992, after several years apprenticing with CP Distributors in Saskatooon.  In 1998, he became the Calgary Branch Manager in charge of sales, fabrication, coordination, and shipping departments.

In 2000, Scot left CP Distributors to pursue other business interests as the General Manager of The United Group in Saskatoon.  In 2004, he returned to CP Distributors as part of a buy-out of his father's interest in the company and became the new CEO & President.

 

Gerald Haller CPA, CA - Corporate Financial Officer

Gerald joined CP in 1998 as the controller. He graduated from University of Saskatchewan in 1986 and obtained his CA designation in 1989. He worked over 10 years in public accounting and another 5 in the fertilizer and chemical industry.

In 2004 he became an owner of the company.  Responsibilities today include insurance, bonding, banking and relationships with all stakeholders. Questions regarding human resources and talent management can be directed his way.

 

Rob Grant - Vice President, Director of Central Project Team

Rob Grant was given the opportunity to join CP Distributors in May of 1993 as a Junior Estimator. After a few years in this role Rob was promoted to Contract Sales Estimating Manager and sat in that chair for a number of years. In January 2005, Rob took over as the Edmonton Branch Manager and held this position for 4 years and then in the spring of 2009 was appointed VP of Operations. Some of the key responsibilities in this role include: managing operations for all 6 branches, involvement in branch sales and capital budgets, supplier relations. In February 2012, Rob was given the opportunity to become a minority owner/stakeholder within CP Distributors.

Prior to joining CP, Rob was enrolled in the Business Administration/Marketing Program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Rob’s working career started at Canadian Forestry Equipment where he worked as a Purchaser and then leaped into the construction industry/building materials game as an Estimator for RW Architectural Sales.

 

Pat Larrett - Vice President, Business Development