Summits appoint a new COO

Summits appoint a new COO
05 January 2018

Karl H Watson Jr has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Summit Materials,Inc, succeeding Douglas C Rauh.

Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, stated: "We are very pleased to have Karl join Summit. I have known him for years and his depth and breadth of experience in our industry will add impactful leadership to our already strong team. I am confident that Karl will make a great partner as we strengthen Summit for our next phase of growth."

Mr Watson said: "I am excited to have the opportunity to work for such a dynamic and successful company. Under Tom’s leadership, Summit has experienced significant transformational growth, and I am looking forward to contributing to its continued success."

Mr Watson has more than 25 years of experience in the construction materials industry. In 2017 he served as President, Cement and Southwest Ready Mix at Martin Marietta Materials Inc. Mr Watson also served in various leadership positions at Cemex SAB de CV and at Rinker Group Ltd, in both the USA and Australia.

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