USA: Lehigh Hanson announces new president & CEO

USA: Lehigh Hanson announces new president & CEO
Published: 19 October 2015


Lehigh Hanson Inc, part of HeidelbergCement, announced Friday that Jon Morrish will succeed Daniel M Harrington as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Harrington will retire after more than 20 years of service with the company and having held the position of President and CEO since 2010. "Under his leadership, Lehigh Hanson successfully managed through one of the worst economic downturns in recent history and capitalised on the market recovery in the last few years. Harrington’s many contributions and industry knowledge played a key role in positioning the company for future growth," Lehigh Hanson said in a statement.

Effective 15 October 2015, Mr Morrish assumes the role of president and CEO. He will also join the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement effective 1 February 2016.

Mr Morrish has been with the company since 1999 and most recently served as the president of Lehigh Hanson’s South Region, a position he held since 1 September 2012. He also held the position of managing director of the Hanson cement business in the United Kingdom as well as MD of Hanson Concrete.