Carolina Ceramics Brick Company Names Denise Whittington Vice President of Marketing and National Accounts

November 3, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – November 3, 2008 – Carolina Ceramics Brick Company has named Denise Whittington Vice President of Marketing and National Accounts. She will be responsible for product development, marketing strategies for the company’s regional and distributor networks and managing key national
accounts such as Walgreens, Starbucks and Arby’s.

Whittington joined Carolina Ceramics in 1984 as Customer Service and Product Manager. She was named Sales Manager in 1990 and promoted to
Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1991. She currently serves on the Brick Industry Association’s Southeast Region Marketing Committee and is
Chairman of the Association’s Architectural Taskforce. Whittington also serves on the Board and Financial Development Committee of Harvest Hope Food Bank.

“Carolina Ceramics is fortunate to have Denise Whittington as a part of our management team. Her experience and knowledge of the brick industry are an integral part of our success. In her new position, Denise will continue to service the national accounts she developed and will continue to provide the high level of service they have come to expect from our company,” said Michael W. Borden, Chief Executive Officer and owner of Carolina Ceramics.

A major plant expansion in 2005 enabled Carolina Ceramics to double their brick-making capacity to 80 million per year, significantly broadening product lines. Carolina Ceramics Brick Company is a leading manufacturer of architectural and residential face brick, brick pavers and firebrick, with distribution throughout North America and locations in Columbia, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia.

For more information, visit CarolinaCeramics.com or call 1-866-788-1916.