David Berman, former CEO of Decorative Product Source and prior to that, a principal and CEO of wholesaler RAL Supply Group, joins Build.com as executive vice president.

Chico, CA-based Build.com, an online merchant of plumbing, lighting, door hardware and ventilation products, appointed David Berman as executive vice president.

Berman was co-founder and CEO of Decorative Product Source, an online merchant of decorative home products, until 2009, when its relationship with Build.com changed via their now-common parent, UK-based Wolseley PLC.

Prior to that, Berman was a principal and CEO of RAL Supply Group, Middletown, NY, a multi-branch wholesale distributor that was acquired by Colonial Commercial (Levittown, NY) in 2003.

RAL Supply was recognized with a “Wholesaler of the Year” award by Supply House Times magazine in 1981 and 1991.