Eagle Materials has appointed Michael Haack to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Haack will report to Steve Rowley, President and CEO of the American cement, gypsum wallboard, concrete and aggregates manufacturer.
The position was created to support the company’s continued growth and expansion in construction and energy-related markets. In its most recent quarterly statement, Eagle Materials reported record cement sales, a 24% increase in EBITDA and a 13% rise in revenues.
Steve Rowley said: "We are proud to have such a high-calibre and experienced individual as Michael joining the Eagle team. His placement in this newly created position is timely given our growth progress and strategic aspirations. Michael's experience will be especially valuable given our growth into energy-related markets, most notably in frac-sand and specialty oil-well casing cement. This represents a significant step in the expansion of our strong operating leadership team and is aimed at ensuring the long-term continuity of Eagle's enviable performance track record."
Haack joins Eagle from Halliburton Energy Services.
Adapted from press release by Katherine Guenioui
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