Larkin tapped as EVP, COO at Granite Construction

Kyle T. Larkin joined Granite Construction in 1996 as an estimator and has worked his way through the company’s ranks.

Granite Construction Inc. announced the appointment of Kyle T. Larkin as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Larkin will oversee day-to-day operations and continue to be a member of its executive committee, reporting directly to James H. Roberts, president and CEO.

“Kyle is an outstanding leader with a proven track record who embodies the best at Granite. He is strategically focused, has a deep understanding of our business, and equally important, Kyle is a team builder who develops and empowers his teams and fosters a collaborative work environment,” Roberts said in a press release. “I am confident that Kyle will provide the leadership, vision, and management to optimize operations at Granite.”

Larkin joined the company in 1996 as an estimator and held positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and manager of the Construction Materials Operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from California Polytechnic State University and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Boucher succeeds Hartery as CRH chairman

As announced last fall, Richie Boucher steps up as chairman of the board at CRH. Photo courtesy of CRH.

Richie Boucher took the helm as chairman of the board at CRH on Jan. 1, succeeding Nicky Hartery, who stepped down on Dec. 31, 2019, CRH reports. “I would like to thank Nicky for his excellent stewardship of the CRH board during his tenure as chairman and for his commitment to CRH as a non-executive director since 2004, during which time he also held roles of senior independent director and remuneration committee chairman,” Boucher said in a news release. “I and my board colleagues wish him well in the future.” The leadership change was initially announced in September 2019.