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National Ready Mixed Concrete Association committees and divisions, convening last month in San Diego, recognized individuals and groups for association and industry contributions. Concrete Products salutes those honored during the 2016 convention, by AWARD:

Michael Wymant, LEED AP+ has joined National Ready Mixed Concrete Association as senior director, Building Innovations. From a Chicago base, his primary objective will be to offer technical expertise to developers and design professionals in order to incorporate cutting-edge concrete solutions into their projects. A building operations expert with 15-plus years of experience providing sustainable and economical building practices, he will integrate teams of architects, engineers and contractors to offer durable, energy efficient and economical concrete solutions that meet the needs of both building developers and their tenants. Wymant is a LEED-Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction and Operations and Maintenance.

United Kingdom-based clay and concrete building product specialist Ibstock Plc recently appointed Doug Rende as president of Glen-Gery, a leading brick producer in the U.S. Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. He succeeds Steve Matsick.