Vulcan Materials Company Announces Leadership Appointments

          Vulcan Materials Company Announces Leadership Appointments

PR Newswire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 1, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:
VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today
announced the following leadership changes:

  oDanny R. Shepherd (61), formerly Executive Vice President – Construction
    Materials, has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President
    and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
  oRobert A. Wason IV (61), Senior Vice President, General Counsel, will
    retire from Vulcan at the end of October 2013, and will assume the role of
    Senior Advisor to the Executive Management Team until that time.
  oMichael R. Mills (52), currently Senior Vice President - East Region, has
    been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel,
    effective immediately, and will report to Donald M. James, Chairman and
    Chief Executive Officer. Mills will also serve as the Company's Corporate
    Compliance Officer.
  oJohn R. McPherson (44), currently Senior Vice President – Strategic
    Planning and Business Development, has been appointed to the position of
    Senior Vice President – East Region, replacing Michael Mills, effective
    immediately, and will report to Danny Shepherd in his new role as
    Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

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"These appointments and organizational changes are part of Vulcan's ongoing
management succession process to develop our new leadership team for the
future. They reflect the great depth of talent at the Company and further
advance our ability to capitalize on future growth opportunities and enhance
shareholder value," said Donald M. James, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer. "Danny, Michael and John are all extremely qualified and well
respected executives, and are poised to work together and seamlessly assume
these important leadership positions at Vulcan. We also want to thank Bob for
his dedication and commitment to Vulcan over these past 24 years, and we look
forward to his strategic counsel."

About Vulcan Materials Company

Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's
largest producer of construction aggregates, a major producer of asphalt mix
and concrete and a leading producer of cement in Florida.

SOURCE Vulcan Materials Company

Website: http://www.vulcanmaterials.com
Contact: Investors, Mark Warren +1-205-298-3220; Media, David Donaldson/John
English, +1-205-298-3220 or Sard Verbinnen & Co, Jamie Tully, +1-212-687-8080
or Meghan Gavigan, +1-312-895-4700
 
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