LafargeHolcim notes that Allen’s experience will support the company as it continues to strengthen and expand its business.
LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow “Chance” Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the U.S. Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization. Allen has extensive experience in lean manufacturing and managing large-scale businesses.
“Chance brings a valuable perspective of the US aggregates and construction materials industry,” said Jay M. Moreau, CEO, US ACM, in a press release. “His experience in production and in developing and executing strategic growth initiatives will support LafargeHolcim as we continue to strengthen and expand our business.”
Most recently, Allen was the general manager, Aggregates & Asphalt for the Mountain Region, where he managed quarry operations, asphalt plants, and a recycle business, among other responsibilities, including related logistics. Prior to joining LafargeHolcim in October of 2019, he served as vice president of the Central Texas area at Martin Marietta, where he worked for nearly 20 years. During this time, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including district production manager and general manager for the San Antonio District.
Allen has a bachelor of science degree in mining engineering from the University of Missouri Science & Technology. He earned an MBA from Strayer University and has served on the board of multiple organizations, including the Texas Workforce Commission and the University of Missouri Science & Technology.