Concrete Products

AUG 2018

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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www.concreteproducts.com August 2018 • 39 that will likely to reference WK62898, which will among agenda items during Committee A01 meetings, November 5-8 in Washington, D.C. Contact: ASTM staff liaison, Scott Orthey, 610/832-9730, sorthey@astm.org. The International Code Council-aligned ICC Evaluation Service is reinstating its Build- ing Department Service, which assists code officials in determining material, product or system suitability for specific project sites. ICC-ES technical staff evaluate a wide range of products, including fire-resistive assemblies, sandwich panels, classified roof coverings, and wall-covering systems. The program is returning due to increased demand, notes ICC-ES President Shahin Moin- ian, adding: "Code officials trust us for technical evaluations of building products, and we are the only accredited agency to conduct product eval- uation to our acceptance criteria. In addition to our evaluation report[s] and listing program[s], we can now better serve manufacturing clients and code officials by offering this specialized service." — ICC-ES Building Department Service, 800/423-6587; www.icc-es.org MANUFACTURERS Command Alkon has named Craig Tate as chief revenue officer, charged with driving deeper integration and alignment across sales and services teams, while "ensuring current and prospective customers realize maximum busi- ness value from their investments in Command Alkon solutions." "We are experiencing significant growth and I am confident Craig will continue the momen- tum that we've established and help steward it to the next level," says CEO Phil Ramsey. "[He] brings over 35 years of proven success in enterprise software. His expertise and respected leadership will be a wonderful addition to the executive team at Command Alkon and our cus- tomers alike." Tate arrives at the leader in heavy building materials-geared information technology from ConstructConnect (formerly iSqFt), where as chief revenue officer he was responsible for all customer-facing functions, including sales, mar- keting and service. Prior to that, he served as a senior vice president at Salesforce.com and nearly two decades in various sales leadership positions at Oracle. Oshkosh Corp. chief executive Wilson Jones has received a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award honor- ing the Top CEOs in 2018. A leading job and recruiting site, Glassdoor released its annual report highlighting top North Amer- ican and European business leaders. Among chief executives recognized by employees in the U.S., Jones received an approval rating of 93 percent based on the anony- mous and voluntary reviews Oshkosh team members shared on Glassdoor throughout the past year. Peter Voorhoeve, currently Volvo Group Australia president and chief exec- utive officer, has been named president of Volvo Trucks North America, effective Septem- ber. He succeeds Göran Nyberg, who left the company in April. Prior to his 2013 Australia appointment, he held senior Volvo Group management positions in the areas of Wilson Jones Peter Voorhoeve BRIEFS ACTIVITIES & APPOINTMENTS

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