ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), one of America's largest homebuilding companies, today provided the following statement from William J. (Bill) Pulte, who has been appointed to the Board of Directors effective today.
"I am pleased with the in-depth and productive discussions I have had with Richard Dugas and the PulteGroup Board over the past several weeks. My grandfather and I fully support the Company's Value Creation strategy and we appreciate management's ongoing efforts to position the Company for success over the housing cycle. Further, I had the opportunity to speak with Ryan Marshall, the Company's new CEO, at length, just prior to his publicly announced appointment and I am very impressed with his homebuilding experience and overall business acumen. I look forward to working with Ryan and the other Board members as the Company continues to build long-term shareholder value.
"My focus now is on working constructively as a member of PulteGroup's Board of Directors for the benefit of all shareholders. Now that I am on the Board, like the other directors I will be referring inquiries and any other requests for comment to Ryan and other appropriate members of management."
PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of America's largest homebuilding companies with operations in approximately 50 markets throughout the country. Through its brand portfolio that includes Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, the Company is one of the industry's most versatile homebuilders able to meet the needs of multiple buyer groups and respond to changing consumer demand. PulteGroup conducts extensive research to provide homebuyers with innovative solutions and consumer inspired homes and communities to make lives better.
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