Robert M. Rayner Accepts Industrial Insulation Group, LLC Board Appointment

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Robert M. Rayner, former President and CEO of Specialty Products & Insulation (SPI), joins Industrial Insulation Group, LLC's board of directors.

Industrial Insulation Group, LLC (IIG), a leading manufacturer of insulation products for industrial and commercial markets worldwide, announces today that Robert M. Rayner has agreed to join the board of directors. Mr. Rayner brings extensive experience and a proven track record to the IIG board from the building materials and distribution industry.

Philippe Delouvrier, Chairman and CEO of Industrial Insulation Group remarks, “Bob’s thorough understanding of domestic and international business, coupled with his extensive experience in building materials and construction, provides a knowledgeable voice for our growing company. We are very excited and pleased to have such an experienced person join our IIG family.”

Mr. Rayner was President and CEO of Specialty Products & Insulation (SPI), an Evercore portfolio company, from 2004 through 2009. He led the successful development of this prominent distributor of insulation and architectural products with 70 locations in North America, culminating in a sale to Superior Plus/Winroc in September of 2009. Prior to joining SPI, Mr. Rayner was President and Chief Operating Officer of Essroc Corp., a major producer and distributor of cement and other construction materials. He was Chairman of the Board of the Portland Cement Association in 2001. Prior to his 12 years at Essroc, Mr. Rayner held various positions around the globe in finance, treasury and international business at PepsiCo Inc. after initiating his career as a civil engineer in the U.K. and Middle East.

Mr. Rayner holds a civil engineering degree from Bristol University, England, and an MBA in Finance and International Business from the London Business School.

About Industrial Insulation Group, LLC: Industrial Insulation Group, LLC is a Calsilite/Johns Manville joint venture. IIG manufactures Thermo-12® Gold calcium silicate pipe and block insulation, Super Firetemp® fireproofing board, Sproule WR-1200® perlite pipe and block insulation, MinWool 1200® and MPT® mineral fiber pipe and board insulation, MinWool® commercial sound attenuation batts, safing and curtainwall insulations, and a variety of associated accessory products. The IIG website can be viewed at


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