Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; Charlotte Business Journal; CP staffCemstone Products Senior Vice President of Operations Tim Becken was named NRMCA chairman of the board at the group's 2010 convention in Austin, Texas. Elected concurrently were Vice Chairman Karl Watson, Jr., of Cemex, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Secretary/Treasurer David Robison of Delta Industries, Jackson, Miss. Also during the March 14-16 gathering, the NRMCA Operations, Environmental and Safety Committee presented Becken with the Joseph E. Carpenter Award, signifying lifetime contribution to ready mixed concrete operations.
Becken succeeds 2009 NRMCA Chairman Henry Batten, who was recently promoted from executive vice president and chief financial officer to president and chief executive of Charlotte-based Concrete Supply Co., one of the CarolinasÌ leading independent producers.