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North America's Building Trades Unions Announce New Hire to Help Spearhead Business Development Initiative Along US Gulf Coast

Former Senior VP of Tennessee Value Authority Tapped to Lead Effort

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North America's Building Trades Unions today announced the hiring of Peyton T. Hairston as the organization's new Executive Director of Gulf Coast Operations and Business Development. Hairston will assume his duties April 1, 2014.

"We are pleased and fortunate to have Peyton Hairston taking the helm of our business development efforts along the Gulf Coast," said Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions.  "His background as an industry executive, combined with his knowledge of the construction industry, our organizations and our contractor base, will be extremely valuable to our efforts to develop the necessary relationships that will lead to our having an increased presence along the Gulf Coast region."

A twenty year veteran of the utility industry, Hairston possesses a skill set that encompasses expertise in construction, manufacturing, consumer products, agriculture and community relations.  Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President - Diversity and Labor Relations for the Tennessee Valley Authority. 

"I have always taken the time to learn about the work involved, the people that perform the work, and have built constructive relationships with those doing and providing the work," said Hairston.  "I have no doubt that I can do the same in this position."

America's Building Trades Unions are an alliance of 13 national and international unions that collectively represent over 3 million skilled craft professionals in the United States and Canada

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