UPS executive joins Vulcan’s board of directors

Vulcan Materials Co. announced the election of George Willis to its board of directors, effective immediately.  Willis will serve on the audit and safety, health and environmental affairs committees of the board. Willis is the president, U.S. Operations of UPS, a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight, facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business.

“We are delighted to welcome George Willis to Vulcan’s Board of Directors,” said Vulcan Materials Company Chairman and CEO Tom Hill in a press release. “George has demonstrated exceptional leadership in his over 35-year career with UPS. His extensive experience with operations and logistics in a complex global business environment will provide us with invaluable insight on matters critical to our business.”

With the addition of Willis, Vulcan’s 11-member board consists of 10 independent directors.