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TAMKO Promotes Rich Caron to Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Rich Caron, Vice President & Chief Information Officer

TAMKO Building Products LLC is proud to announce the promotion of Rich Caron to Vice President & Chief Information Officer.

Caron is responsible for all functions of information technology at TAMKO, leading IT strategic and operational planning to help achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the company.

“Since joining TAMKO, Rich has brought significant growth to our information technology group,” said TAMKO Chairman and CEO David Humphreys. “His leadership has been essential to driving IT transformation to speed up business-focused IT solutions that align with TAMKO’s strategic initiatives.”

Caron joined TAMKO in 2017, bringing more than 25 years of experience as a manufacturing IT leader. He began his career with Schneider Electric, a French multinational corporation, specializing in energy management and industrial automation. He then spent nine years with Cookson Electronics as Global Director of Information Technology, leading two global business units with staff in Asia, Europe and the U.S. For nine years he served the Isola Group, a designer and producer of materials for printed circuit boards, in various roles, including Vice President and CIO. In Rich’s most recent role, he was responsible for global IT as Senior Vice President of Information Services with Wacom Technology Corp based out of Portland, Oregon.

Caron is a graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with Business. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s General Management Program.


In 2024, TAMKO Building Products LLC celebrates 80 years in business. TAMKO is a leading independent manufacturer of residential roofing shingles crafted with American pride. At TAMKO, the popular Heritage® shingle series and Proline™ shingle series feature the best roofing colors on the market that are backed by a brand name recognized for its rich history, core values of honesty and integrity, quality products and processes, authority with building professionals and support for its community. For more information about TAMKO, visit our website at