Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013
The board of directors of AltusGroup, Inc. (altusprecast.com)—a partnership of 14 precast companies and carbon fiber grid supplier– has elected Tom Holmes from High Concrete Group LLC as its chairman effective April 24, 2013. He will serve a two-year term ending at the organization’s 2015 annual meeting.
Holmes, vice president, sales at High Concrete, has more than 25 years experience in the precast concrete industry. During his career, Holmes has held positions of president and vice president of sales and marketing at various precast companies and has managed precast sales of more than $1 billion. He is a past member of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) board of directors.
Rick Pennell became the organization’s immediate past chairman after serving a three-year term as chairman.
Other officers elected by the AltusGroup board include Ron Jankowski as chairman-elect, Harry Gleich as treasurer and John Leatham as secretary.
Other board members confirmed at the 2013 AltusGroup annual meeting include Tom Kelley, Larbi Sennour, PhD, PE, SE, Mike Achilles (High Concrete Group LLC), Brian Laufenberg, and Chris Speck. John Carson, AltusGroup executive director, will continue as a non-voting member of the board.
Tony Smith was named chairman of the marketing committee and Steve Wilcox was tapped to head up the technical committee.
Since its inception in 2003, AltusGroup has grown from five founding members to 14 precast member companies and three international affiliates. Its precasters have erected more than 670 CarbonCast projects nationwide representing 27.5 million square feet of CarbonCast surface area.