Oldcastle APG, Boston S&G veteran Cooper joins CarbonBuilt

Sources: CarbonBuilt, Los Angeles; CP staff CarbonBuilt, developer of a carbon dioxide capturing and utilization process proven in concrete masonry production, has appointed Conor Cooper as head of Business Development. He arrives after 10 years with the North American market leader in concrete building and hardscape masonry, Oldcastle APG, where he most recently oversaw 18 Northeast facilities and 500 team…

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Wells welcomes third Spancrete veteran, Safety chief Felsinger, to C-suite

Sources: Wells, Albany, Minn.; CP staff Minnesota-based Wells, one of the top North American operators in precast, prestressed, has promoted Phyllis Felsinger to senior vice president of Safety. She previously served as director of Safety for Spancrete, an old-line Wisconsin peer that Wells acquired in 2020, and will be responsible for company-wide leadership of employee safety programs, plus local, state…

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Boral veteran Hill transitions to Solidia CTO post

Sources: Solidia Technologies, Piscataway, N.J.; CP staff Solidia Technologies, developer of namesake cement and concrete materials promoted for their low carbon characteristics, has named Russell Hill, Ph.D., as chief technology officer. He arrives after 25-plus years with Boral Ltd, where he most recently served as chief innovation officer and oversaw broad initiatives spanning research, new product development, venture investments, digital…

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New Green Cement CEO prepares PozzoSlag binder for prime time

Sources: Green Cement Inc., The Woodlands, Texas; CP staff  Green Cement Inc., formerly VHSC Holdings, has appointed mining, metals and finance veteran Grant Quasha as chief executive officer, tasking him with a global expansion of its near-zero carbon PozzoSlag binder technology. He succeeds John Preston, who remains chairman, and will be based in Texas, where Green Cement has headquarters near…

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Martin Marietta veteran Zais named Burnco Rock CEO

Sources: Burnco Rock Products Ltd., Calgary; CP staff Burnco Rock Products has appointed Tom Zais as chief executive officer, responsible for ready mixed concrete and aggregate businesses in Alberta, Colorado and Texas. He arrives from Martin Marietta Materials, where he served as Texas-based regional vice president – Ready Mix. That position followed vice president and general manager roles with Texas…

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Sika ramps up support for premier 3D printing system adopter

Source: Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J. Sika Executive Vice President – Concrete & Waterproofing Kyle Loyd has added two members to the 3D Concrete Printing team he leads: Marketing Coordinator Lyndsay Castle, managing sales and support activities, and Process Engineer Noah Callantine, overseeing field service and program improvements. Most immediately, they will assist West Jordan, Utah-based Pikus3D LLC, the first adopter…

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NSSGA veteran O’Neill-Kaumo to replace ACPA CEO Voigt

Sources: American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Ill.  Laura O’Neill-Kaumo will assume the American Concrete Pavement Association president and chief executive officer posts on July 12, arriving from the American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington, D.C., where as chief operating officer she served engineers engaged in federal infrastructure work. Prior to ACEC, she was National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association senior…

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Standard Precast, Brundage-Bone veteran named NITROcrete chief

Sources: NITROcrete, Denver; CP staff Concrete mix temperature control specialist NITROcrete has appointed Stephen De Bever as chief executive officer, succeeding founder Drew Nelson, who transitions to the executive chairman post. De Bever arrives with two decades’ experience in concrete and construction, most recently serving as Standard Precast chief executive officer and Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping chief operating officer. 

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Lafarge ACM, gypsum veteran Tabbara takes U.S. Cement helm

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; CP staff LafargeHolcim has named Toufic Tabbara as chief executive officer of U.S. Cement operations. He arrives with more than 20 years’ experience in Lafarge North America and overseas ready mixed concrete, asphalt and gypsum businesses, and most recently oversaw similar operations, plus cement production, as Country CEO for Jordan, then Algeria. Tabbara holds undergraduate and graduate…

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