U.S. Concrete Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR), a Euless-based leading supplier of ready-mixed concrete and aggregates in active construction markets across the country, announced April 15 that Chief Operating Officer Ronnie Pruitt, 48, has been named president and COO. Pruitt will continue to report to Chairman and CEO, William J. Sandbrook, and in this expanded role will take over many corporate functions that support the company's operational business units.
Pruitt, who has been with U.S. Concrete since 2015, has over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining U.S. Concrete, Pruitt served as vice president of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., and as vice president of Cement Production and vice president of Sales and Marketing of Texas Industries Inc.
"Ronnie has been instrumental in the strategic growth of our company including very successfully integrating Polaris Materials, a major aggregates acquisition. His leadership and record of success with our ready-mixed concrete and aggregates operations has earned him this expanded role," said Sandbrook. "Ronnie is a champion for the health and safety of our employees, is dedicated to our environmental and sustainability initiatives and is laser focused on creating enhanced shareholder value through operational excellence. I am proud of Ronnie's success and look forward to his enhanced contributions in his expanded role."