DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE: SUM) announced today that Douglas C. Rauh will be stepping down as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective December 30, 2017. As the company undertakes a search for a permanent replacement, Tom Hill, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will act as Interim Chief Operating Officer. During this search, the three Executive Vice Presidents of the company’s operating segments, Tom Beck (EVP, Cement Segment), Shane Evans (EVP, West Segment), and Damian Murphy (EVP, East Segment), will report directly to Mr. Hill.
“Doug has been an excellent COO and trusted business partner. I am grateful for his leadership in driving Summit’s growth over the past six years and building a strong foundation for our future. I know that I speak on behalf of every employee at Summit in thanking Doug for his dedication and service,” said Hill.
Mr. Rauh said, “I have had an outstanding experience at Summit and I am proud to have contributed to such an incredible company. The timing was right for a change and I am looking forward to spending more time with my family. I wish my colleagues and the company the very best under Tom Hill’s continued leadership.”
About Summit Materials, Inc.
Summit Materials is a leading vertically integrated materials-based company that supplies aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete and asphalt in the United States and British Columbia, Canada. Summit is a geographically diverse, materials-based business of scale that offers customers a single-source provider of construction materials and related downstream products in the public infrastructure, residential and nonresidential, and end markets. Summit has a strong track record of successful acquisitions since its founding and continues to pursue growth opportunities in new and existing markets. For more information about Summit Materials, please visit www.summit-materials.com.
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