In this new role as senior vice president and chief operating officer, Ronnie Pruitt will have direct oversite of all U.S. Concrete ready-mixed concrete, aggregate, and ancillary operations. Pruitt comes from Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., where he served as vice president of cement sales, and has more than 20 years of industry experience.

"I am excited to bring Ronnie's capabilities and experience to our executive management team," said William J. Sandbrook, U.S. Concrete President and CEO. "Ronnie is well respected in the industry, and his extensive background in all aspects of heavy construction materials will add immediate value and help us execute on our enhanced growth strategy."

Prior to Pruitt's tenure with Martin, he spent most of his career with Texas Industries, Inc., where he served as vice president of cement production and vice president of sales and marketing of the cement and aggregates divisions. Read More