The Portland Cement Association (PCA) board of directors today named Michael Ireland president and CEO effective immediately. Ireland replaces former President and CEO James Toscas.
“I am pleased to be working with Mike as the association navigates challenges, opportunities and changes facing our industry in the years ahead,” said PCA Chairman and CalPortland Company President and CEO Allen Hamblen.
“It is my honor to serve America’s cement manufacturers during such an exciting time for the industry,” said Mike Ireland. “Cement and concrete will continue to play an important role in building infrastructure, enhancing the resilience and sustainability of buildings, and supporting the overall quality of life for Americans.”
In addition, the PCA board of directors elected the following new members, effective today: Greg Hale from Capitol Aggregates; Steve Regis, Bruce Shafer, and Mark Wagy from CalPortland Company; Enrique Rozas from Drake Cement, and Mike Ireland of PCA.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), founded in 1916, is the premier policy, research, education, and market intelligence organization serving America’s cement manufacturers. PCA members represent 93 percent of U.S. cement production capacity, with facilities in all 50 states. The association promotes safety, sustainability, and innovation in all aspects of construction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturing and distribution, and generally promotes economic growth and sound infrastructure investment. For more information, visit www.cement.org.