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Summit Materials announces new COO

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Summit materials, a vertically integrated construction materials company based in Denver, US, has appointed Karl H. Watson Jr. as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, succeeding Douglas C. Rauh.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to work for such a dynamic and successful company,” said Watson, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the construction materials industry. “Under Tom Hill’s leadership, Summit has experienced significant transformational growth, and I am looking forward to contributing to its continued success.”

Watson is currently on the board of directors of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association and on the executive committee of the Portland Cement Association, where he served as the Vice Chairman from 2013 to 2015.

“We are very pleased to have Karl join Summit” stated Hill, CEO of Summit. “I have known him for years and his depth and breadth of experience in our industry will add impactful leadership to our already strong team. I am confident that Karl will make a great partner as we strengthen Summit for our next phase of growth.”

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