Dan Harrington of Lehigh Cement Company is the new chairman of Portland Cement Association. Harrington’s official appointment follows a period as interim chairman following the resignation of Paul Yhouse on March 17.
As president of Lehigh’s northern division, Harrington has 19 years of cement industry experience. He is also the current chairman of Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association (PACA) and the former president of the Northeast Cement Shippers Association. He earned his M.B.A. from Fairleigh-Dickinson University and holds an M.A. in executive management and a Ph.D. in executive management from the Claremont Graduate School.
Based in Skokie, Ill., the Portland Cement Association represents cement companies in the United States and Canada. It conducts market development, engineering, research, education, and public affairs programs.