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Martin Marietta appoints new member to Board of Directors

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Martin Marietta Materials Inc. has announced the appointment of Thomas H. Pike as an independent member to its Board of Directors, effective from 15 July 2019. With Pike’s appointment, the Martin Marietta Board is comprised of 10 directors, five of whom have joined since 2016. Pike will serve on the company’s Management Development and Compensation Committee.

Pike served as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Quintiles Transactional Holdings Inc. from April 2016 until its merger with IMS Health in December 2016, now known as IQVIA. Before its merger with IMS, Quintiles had a network of more than 35 000 employees, conducting business in approximately 100 countries. Pike led Quintiles through a successful public offering and helped it grow into a Fortune 500 company. Under Pike’s leadership, Quintiles was named one of the world’s most ethical companies in 2016.

Before working at Quintiles, Pike spent 22 years at Accenture, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations until December 2009. Pike’s roles at Accenture included serving as Chief Risk Officer and Managing Director of the North America Health and Products business areas. He previously served as the global Chief Operating Officer for Accenture’s Resources operating group, and as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer. Since leaving Accenture in 2009 and until joining Quintiles in April 2012, Pike was involved with a number of startups in the technology and health care sector. Early in his career, Pike was a consultant at McKinsey & Co.

“We are excited to welcome Tom to Martin Marietta’s Board of Directors,” said Ward Nye, Chairman and CEO. “Tom brings significant experience in global M&A, strategic, operational, technology, and risk management leadership to the Martin Marietta Board from his role as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Quintiles, a Fortune 500 company, before its merger with IMS Health. In addition, Tom is familiar with both Colorado and North Carolina, key states in Martin Marietta’s business. We believe this further strengthens our board, ensuring the we have the right mix of skills and experience to continue building on Martin Marietta’s success. We are confident that Tom will make an important and positive impact on our company.”

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