COO Hill replaces CEO James as new Vulcan leadership team takes hold

Source: Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.

Sealing a previously announced executive leadership transition, Vulcan Materials directors have named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer J. Thomas Hill successor to President and CEO Donald James, who becomes executive chairman. CFO John McPherson has been promoted to chief financial and strategy officer, gaining responsibilities for both strategy and human resources functions, while retaining an executive vice president title.

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