Grace Construction Products, a worldwide leader in products and services for the construction industry, announced that Steve Cox has been appointed Director of Sales, Concrete Products - North America.

In this position, Cox will directly manage the sales and dispenser operations in the US and Canada for the Concrete business unit.

"We are pleased to have Steve in this new role. He has outstanding sales management skills, and a strong focus on creating customer value," said Mike Ragan, Vice President- America's and Business Director for Grace Specialty Construction Chemicals.

Cox joined the Grace Construction Products division in 1982 and progressed through the sales organization first as a sales representative followed by a Product Manager role with Composite Technology and then various sales management positions within the Concrete Products group. Most recently, Steve was the Director of Sales for the Eastern Region.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Auburn University where he graduated as a member of the Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Grace Construction Products, a business of W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA), is a world-leading provider of technically superior concrete admixtures, fibers, surface treatments and liquid pigments that make concrete stronger, longer lasting, crack resistant, aesthetically pleasing and cost efficient. The company also manufactures additives for cement processing, fire protection, fire stops, waterproofing and masonry products, and has more than 125 plants and sales offices around the world. For more information about Grace Construction Products, customers can contact their local Grace Construction Products salesperson or visit www.graceconstruction.com.