Allan Merrill, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Jay is a highly experienced and respected executive with a track record of success in these markets and we are fortunate to add him to our team. We have a long and successful history in South Carolina, and I am convinced that with Jay’s leadership, we can do even better. Jay has a mandate to further expand our business – including the introduction of our active adult Gatherings communities in Charleston. Jay will be based out of our Charleston Division Office.”
Mr. Thrower commented, “I’m very pleased to join Beazer Homes and look forward to profitably expanding our presence in both of our South Carolina markets.”
Mr. Thrower began his homebuilding career in Charleston, initially concentrating on community development and land development. He has subsequently held both division and region president positions for national homebuilders in a variety of markets across the Southeastern United States. He holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Carolina.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Beazer Homes is one of the country’s 10 largest single-family homebuilders. The Company’s homes meet or exceed the benchmark for energy-efficient home construction as established by ENERGY STAR® and are designed with Choice Plans to meet the personal preferences and lifestyles of its buyers. In addition, the Company is committed to providing a range of preferred lender choices to facilitate transparent competition between lenders and enhanced customer service. The Company offers homes in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Beazer Homes is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BZH.” For more info, visit Beazer.com, or check out Beazer on Facebook and Twitter.