Martin Ozinga III, 1950-2021

Sources: Ozinga Bros. Inc., Mokena, Ill.; CP staff Illinois’ Ozinga Bros. Inc. announced the sudden passing at home of Chairman Martin Ozinga III on the morning of April 26. “Dad was loved by many, including his family, his coworkers, customers and friends in the community. Please keep the Ozinga family in your thoughts and prayers,” said CEO Martin Ozinga IV,…

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Kopczynski leads American Concrete Institute officer slate

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff Cary Kopczynski, principal of an eponymous engineering firm with Chicago and Seattle offices, has been elected ACI president for 2021-22, succeeding Minneapolis attorney and (pre-AECOM) Ellerbe Associates veteran Jeffrey Coleman. A recognized expert in reinforced concrete and post-tensioned concrete building design, Kopczynski has served on the ACI Foundation Board of Trustees…

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York Building Products reaches outside industry to fill new president post

Sources: York Building Products, York, Pa.; CP staff Dave Semple has been named to the newly designated position of York Building Products president, overseeing 10 concrete masonry plants or yards and seven stone, sand & gravel sites, along with safety management and procurement functions. He assumes duties of a former vice president and is tasked with ensuring collaboration across all…

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Wells Concrete brings Spancrete plant, human capital into new structure

Sources: Wells Concrete, Albany, Minn.; CP staff A top five player in North American precast, prestressed production, Wells Concrete has unveiled an organizational structure around legacy operations, plus the assets of Wisconsin and Colorado peers, Spancrete and Rocky Mountain Prestress, acquired in January 2021 and February 2019, respectively. The producer’s newly designated Great Lakes, Midwest and Mountain States regional divisions…

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C&W Chief Growth Officer Werra to succeed CEO Beakley at midyear

Sources: C&W DustTech, Alvarado, Texas; CP staff A C&W DustTech executive transition will see Chief Growth Officer Bill Werra replace CEO and President Deryl Beakley in June. Most immediately, Werra has been named president of the concrete plant dust collection system leader and begun working with his predecessor on a successful leadership change. 

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Anderson Concrete marks glass ceiling-free leadership, centennial milestones

Sources: Anderson Concrete Corp., Columbus, Ohio; CP staff One of Ohio’s oldest and largest ready mixed producers, Anderson Concrete, is appointing its first female president early in a year of 100th anniversary observances. Jessica Anderson takes the helm of a family business with six plants, 90-truck fleet and payroll of 150, and succeeds cousin Doug Anderson, who transitions to chief…

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Concrete pavement contractors begin search for new association chief

Sources: American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Ill.; CP staff The American Concrete Pavement Association is seeking a successor to retiring President & CEO Gerald Voigt, P.E., who will move to a non-executive role once a new staff leader is appointed. During his nearly 33-year tenure—more than half at the helm— the association has chartered the widely known and respected National…

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Clyde Cos. elevates Hafen, Golding, Ritchie in leadership transition

Sources: Clyde Companies Inc., Orem, Utah The parent company of WW Clyde, Geneva Rock, Sunroc, Sunpro and Scott Contracting has announced three executive promotions within its Intermountain State construction materials and road building operations. Jeremy Hafen, who during a 16-year tenure has led Clyde Business Group, Sunroc Corp. and Sunroc Building Materials, has been appointed Clyde Companies president. He assumes…

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Former DOT chief Foxx named Martin Marietta director

Source: Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Raleigh, N.C. Anthony Foxx, who was approved in 100-0 U.S. Senate vote to serve as Department of Transportation Secretary throughout President Obama’s second term (2013-2017), has joined the 11-member Martin Marietta Board and its Finance Committee. A single term (2009-2013) as Charlotte, N.C. mayor propelled Foxx to national public and private sector roles.

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