Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 27, 2021

TopBuild Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other Jurisdiction of


(IRS Employer


File Number)

Identification No.)

475 North Williamson Boulevard

Daytona Beach, Florida


(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (386) 304-2200

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

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Trading Symbol(s)

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Common stock, par value $0.01 per share


New York Stock Exchange

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On September 27, 2021, as part of succession planning, John Peterson, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TopBuild Corp. (“TopBuild” or the “Company”), notified the Company that he intends to retire effective as of September 30, 2022. As part of an effective succession process, Mr. Peterson will step down from his position as CFO effective as of March 31, 2022, and assume the role of non-executive advisor during a transition period running from April 1, 2022 until his retirement from the Company on September 30, 2022.

The Company intends to appoint Robert Kuhns, currently the Company’s Vice President and Controller, to replace Mr. Peterson as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective as of April 1, 2022.

Mr. Kuhns, age 47, joined TopBuild in July 2018 as Vice President, Controller. Prior to joining TopBuild, he worked at Mohawk Industries, Inc., a leading global flooring manufacturer, for eleven years in a number of roles, including Senior Director/Assistant Controller, Senior Director of International Finance and Division Controller. Prior to joining Mohawk, Mr. Kuhns was with NCH Corporation, where he served as Director of International Treasury and as a Division Controller. He began his career in the accounting department of Ingersoll-Rand Company. Mr. Kuhns is a Certified Public Accountant.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Shippensburg University and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.



Press Release dated September 28, 2021


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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: September 28, 2021


/s/ John S. Peterson

John S. Peterson

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer