Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014
Meadow Burke announced today that Doug Crawford has joined the organization as VP – Operations & Development. In this newly created role, Doug will be tasked with improving performance by leading collaboration between Meadow Burke’s manufacturing and sales functions along with the company’s business development activities to further strengthen its enterprise operating structure, improve leadership and increase Meadow Burkes ability to execute its strategies to achieve long-term performance and growth.
Doug Crawford joined Oldcastle, parent company of Meadow Burke in 2008 as a VP of Development for Oldcastle’s Architectural Products Group (APG) and has led the Development Function for Oldcastle Building Products (OBP) since 2011. During the slowdown of 2009 and 2010, Doug played a vital role in helping APG launch the Commercial Performance System within the Masonry & Hardscapes group. Since joining Oldcastle, Doug has been instrumental in Oldcastle Building Products division’s growth strategy working on a variety of acquisitions and other development projects. Prior to joining Oldcastle, Doug was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Doug received his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and his undergraduate degree from Penn State University. Doug, his wife Christina and two sons will continue to reside in Atlanta.
On joining Meadow Burke, which provides engineered lifting for precast and prestressed products across the nation, Doug comments, “Meadow Burke has overcome significant challenges in recent years by right-sizing the organization and adapting its commercial model. The road ahead will be challenging and will require a new recipe for success which includes adding differentiated products to our portfolio and expanding our value-added service capabilities. I am honored and excited to join such a dynamic team.”
Jan Olsen, President of Meadow Burke says, “Doug’s wealth of experience and knowledge will make him a key addition to the Meadow Burke family. We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to being the leading company in our industry by introducing new talent into the organization.”
About Meadow Burke, LLC
Meadow Burke is a US manufacturer of concrete accessories for the concrete construction industry serving architects, engineers and contractors with a superior line of concrete reinforcing products, concrete forming accessories, road and bridge products, and products for precast and tilt-up construction.