Delta Industries veteran Evans on deck to succeed CEO Robison

Source: Delta Industries, Jackson, Miss.

Delta Industries, with 30-plus ready mixed plants in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee, has outlined a May 1 transition plan for retiring President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Robison, naming as his successor Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer J. Thomas Evans, Jr.

Robison has been with Delta for 47 years, 25 at the helm, and chaired the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association in 2012. Evans has held his present roles for 25 years as well; his responsibilities are being split with the appointment of Lance Bonner as executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Lester Howell as senior vice president and chief operating officer.

In a transition announcement, the company notes, “This team bring strong industry and financial management experience to the organization, and is prepared to lead Delta in its endeavor to be the most customer focused supplier in the industry, and to further strengthen its core values of excellence in customer service, quality product, uncompromised integrity, and quality of life.”