Ferguson (Newport News, VA) recently announced several key promotions. Ferguson is owned by Wolseley plc, which is the world's largest specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products. Wolseley's U.S. building distribution includes Ferguson, Familian Northwest, and Carolina Holdings. Al Byrd is appointed vice president of distribution services. Byrd began his career at Ferguson in 1977 at the Newport News branch. Neil Rogers is appointed vice president of facilities. When Rogers began his career at Ferguson 23 years ago as the director of facilities planning, there were just 35 locations. John Posey is appointed vice president of the acquisitions region.