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Summit appoints new independent director

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Summit Materials Inc. has announced that its board of directors has appointed Anne Wade as a new independent director, also serving on the Audit Committee. Ms. Wade has over 20 years of financial experience, predominantly in infrastructure sectors, including the global building materials and construction industries. The appointment of Ms. Wade brings Summit’s board up to seven members.

Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, stated, “We are pleased to welcome Anne to our board of directors. She brings a tremendous amount of industry expertise and financial acumen having served on multiple boards and invested in numerous construction-related companies. From her years spent at The Capital Group, she brings valuable insight to us as we continue to build our position in new and existing markets. I look forward to working with Anne and the rest of our board as we look to expand upon the exciting growth opportunities for our business in 2016 and beyond.”

Howard Lance, Chairman of Summit, added, “We are excited Anne has agreed to join the Summit board where the full extent of her global experience and perspective will contribute immensely to our strategic growth objectives. Anne is well positioned to thrive on our board given our acquisitive history and her strong alignment with our guiding principles and shared common values as a company. We look forward to her positive impact on Summit.”

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