Ash Grove announces new president and COO

Ash Grove announces new president and COO
Published: 18 August 2014


Ash Grove Cement Company’s board of directors announced the promotion of J Randall Vance to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.

Vance, who served three years as senior vice president of administration and chief financial officer, assumes responsibility for manufacturing and sales of the company’s cement operations, as well as continuing to lead its finance, accounting, risk management, information technology and human resources departments.

“Since joining Ash Grove, Randy has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills that fit well in the Ash Grove culture,” said Charles T Sunderland, chairman of the Board and CEO.” Sunderland will continue in his present role.

Commenting on his new position, Vance said: “It is a privilege to be selected to lead such a talented and dedicated team. Our focus on safety, quality and customer service is exceptional in the cement industry. I am eager to continue to grow our business as a supplier of choice."