Vulcan Materials Elects New Director – Lydia H. Kennard

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced the election of Lydia H. Kennard to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.  Ms. Kennard will serve on the Audit and Safety, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committees of the Board.

Ms. Kennard is the President and CEO of KDG Construction Consulting, a leading provider of construction management services for public infrastructure projects, and Quality Engineering Solutions, a full-service pavement engineering and construction inspection firm.  Ms. Kennard is also a founding principal of KDG Aviation, LLC, an operator and developer of general aviation facilities.  Ms. Kennard currently serves on the boards of AECOM, Freeport-McMoRan, Inc., and Prologis, Inc.

“We are privileged to welcome Lydia Kennard to Vulcan’s Board of Directors,” said Vulcan Materials Company Chairman and CEO Tom Hill.  “Lydia brings to our Board the skills of an accomplished CEO and a proven track record of success.  She will add valuable insights to our Board that will be an asset to Vulcan.”

With the addition of Ms. Kennard, Vulcan’s twelve-member Board consists of eleven independent directors.

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