Brian Johnston joins leading North American home builder in key leadership role
OAKVILLE, ON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Mattamy Homes, the US division of Canada's largest new-home builder, is pleased to announce that Brian Johnston has joined the company as its new Chief Operating Officer.
Brian was most recently the President of Monarch Corporation, the Canadian arm of U.S.-based homebuilder Taylor Morrison. As President of Monarch, Brian was responsible for all facets of the company's low- and high-rise businesses in Canada. Prior to that, Brian also served as Monarch's EVP and Chief Financial Officer and was instrumental in Monarch's expansion in the US as well as its entry into the Toronto high-rise sector in the 1990s.
"Brian brings 28 years of knowledge and industry experience to Mattamy," says Peter Gilgan, Mattamy's Founder & CEO. "We're honoured to have him join the Mattamy family and are looking forward to him as COO leading all aspects of our land development and low-rise businesses in Canada and the US, and playing a key role in continuing to implement Mattamy's growth strategy."
Brian will be located at Mattamy's headquarters in Oakville. Mattamy's Canadian and US operations will report into him.
Brian holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, and is a Chartered Accountant, having received his designation in 1983.
About Mattamy Homes
Mattamy Homes is Canada's largest new home builder, with operations across Canada and the United States. From a humble beginning in 1978, starting with the building and sale of a single home in Burlington, Ontario, Mattamy has gone on to build more than 50,000 homes in 150 communities, and counting . In Canada, those communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area, as well as in Ottawa and Calgary, while in the United States, the company is represented in five metropolitan areas: Minneapolis, Charlotte, Phoenix, Jacksonville and Orlando. Visit www.mattamyhomes.com for more information.
SOURCE Mattamy Homes Ltd.