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Rinker, Cemex veteran K. Watson Jr. joins Command Alkon board

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

One of the most experienced executives in concrete, cement and aggregates is the newest member of the Command Alkon board. As a director, Karl Watson, Jr. brings the information technology and plant controls leader broad industry perspective gained from 25-plus years in senior leadership roles at Rinker Materials, culminating in his most recent post as Cemex USA president. Watson is also past National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and Florida Concrete & Products Association chairman, and served as Portland Cement Association vice chairman and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association director.

"We are honored to have Karl join our board and bring his passion for our industry’s success,” says Command Alkon CEO Phil Ramsey. “We are confident his industry leadership and depth of knowledge will make a significant contribution to the value we bring to our customers and to our industry."