CropLife 100 News: Robert Marchbank is New President and CEO at Pinnacle

CropLife 100 News: Robert Marchbank is New President and CEO at Pinnacle

Robert Marchbank


Pinnacle Operating Corp. recently announced that Robert Marchbank will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Marchbank will lead Pinnacle’s agriculture retail and wholesale distribution businesses across 27 states.

“Rob is an exceptionally talented leader with a proven track record in wholesale distribution,” said Samuel Feinstein, Partner at Apollo Global Management and Member of Pinnacle’s Board of Directors. “The knowledge, vision and experience that he brings to Pinnacle will be an invaluable asset for the Company’s employees, customers, suppliers and investors.”

Marchbank most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of ProBuild Holdings, Inc., which, prior to its acquisition by Builders FirstSource Inc., was one of the nation’s largest professional building materials suppliers. At the time of its acquisition by Builders FirstSource, ProBuild had revenues of approximately $4.5 billion, over 400 locations, and more than 10,000 associates in 40 states. Marchbank served as the Chief Executive Officer of Wolseley plc’s European operations, where he ran multiple business operations across 19 countries. Marchbank received his bachelor’s degree in government from The College of William and Mary.

“I am excited to join the Pinnacle team,” said Marchbank. “In particular, I am honored and privileged to have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated and talented group of individuals. Pinnacle is a great organization with a solid legacy and an incredibly bright future. I look forward to helping Pinnacle continue to develop its employees and be the best at serving its customers so that they can grow profitably. I would also like to thank Kenny Cordell for his immense contributions to both Pinnacle and the industry more broadly over the course of his career. I look forward to continuing to work with and learn from Kenny as he transitions into a role on Pinnacle’s Board of Directors.”