Stuart E. Tomlinson joins Ash Grove Cement Co. next week as its vice president of manufacturing for the Midwest region, based in the company’s home office in Overland Park, Kan.
“Stu is a cement industry veteran, and he possesses more than three decades of experience. He is an industry leader and will be an important part of the Ash Grove leadership team,” said Michael J. Hrizuk, Ash Grove’s senior vice president of manufacturing.
In his new role, Tomlinson will oversee Ash Grove Midwest’s cement mills in Chanute, Kan.; Foreman, Ark.; Louisville, Neb.; and Midlothian, Texas. In addition to the vice president appointment, Tomlinson has also joined the Ash Grove board.
Prior to joining Ash Grove, Tomlinson was president of Heidelberg Technology Center and senior vice president – manufacturing/engineering with Lehigh Hanson. He also previously served as president of Mountain Cement Co., an Eagle Materials company, and vice president – manufacturing for Cemex/Southdown.