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Vulcan Expands Construction Materials Group Responsibilities For Hill, Bass

Vulcan Construction Materials Group, Southwest Division President J. Thomas Hill will head the Florida Rock Division, effective September 1. He succeeds Thompson S. Baker II, president since the 2007 Florida Rock Industries-Vulcan merger, who has been named chief executive officer of Jacksonville-based Patriot Transportation Holding

Source: Vulcan Materials Co., Birmingham, Ala.

Vulcan Construction Materials Group, Southwest Division President J. Thomas Hill will head the Florida Rock Division, effective September 1. He succeeds Thompson S. Baker II, president since the 2007 Florida Rock Industries-Vulcan merger, who has been named chief executive officer of Jacksonville-based Patriot Transportation Holding. Vulcan Midsouth Division President Stanley Bass will assume additional Southwest Division duties in September; he and Hill both joined Vulcan Materials in 1996. The company has also announced the first quarter 2011 retirement of Senior Vice President-West Ronald McAbee, a 36-year Vulcan veteran.