The RMC Research Foundation, dedicated to research and enhancing the educational opportunities of the ready mixed concrete industry, has elected longtime industry executive Eugene Martineau as chairman of its board of trustees for 2004. A founder of U.S. Concrete, Martineau has served as its president, CEO and a director since its inception in 1998. He previously served as executive vice president of Southdown Inc., and has more than 35 years experience in the ready mixed concrete and related industries.
He has been very active in the industry, serving as past director and member of the Executive Committee of the NRMCA, among other positions. He has also been a member of the National Steering Committee of the Concrete Industry Management School at Middle Tennessee State University since its inception in 1996.