USA: Ash Grove Cement names new president

Byrebecca3360

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:33 GMT

J. Randall Vance has been named president and chief operating officer at Ash Grove Cement Co.

Vance had worked the past three years as senior vice president of administration and chief financial officer at the Overland Park-based company. Ash Grove said it has launched an executive search for a new chief financial officer.

Before joining Ash Grove, Vance was senior vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer of Interstate Bakeries Corp. He also held corporate finance positions at Farmland Industries Inc.

Ash Grove, which is privately owned by the Sunderland family, produces eight million tons of cement annually from eight plans across the country.