CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow “Chance” Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization. Mr. Allen has extensive experience in lean manufacturing and managing large-scale businesses.
“Chance brings a valuable perspective of the US aggregates and construction materials industry,” said Jay M. Moreau, CEO, US ACM. “His experience in production and in developing and executing strategic growth initiatives will support LafargeHolcim as we continue to strengthen and expand our business.”
Most recently Mr. Allen was the general manager, Aggregates & Asphalt for the Mountain Region, where he managed quarry operations, asphalt plants, and a recycle business, among other responsibilities, including related logistics. Prior to joining LafargeHolcim in October of 2019, he served as vice president of the Central Texas area at Martin Marietta, where he worked for nearly 20 years. During this time, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including district production manager and general manager for the San Antonio District.
Mr. Allen has a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from the University of Missouri Science & Technology. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Strayer University and has served on the board of multiple organizations, including the Texas Workforce Commission and the University of Missouri Science & Technology.
LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company. It has four businesses: cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete as well as advanced solutions and products that include precast concrete, asphalt and mortar. With its broad portfolio LafargeHolcim solves the toughest challenges facing masons, builders, architects and engineers, bringing industry-leading innovations and services to customers challenged by urbanization, population growth and the demand for sustainability. Headquartered in Switzerland and with leading positions in all regions, LafargeHolcim employs approximately 80,000 employees in around 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.
In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people. Our customers rely on us to help them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency.