Eagle Materials Inc. Appoints Martin M. Ellen to Its Board of Directors

  Eagle Materials Inc. Appoints Martin M. Ellen to Its Board of Directors

Business Wire

DALLAS -- June 3, 2013

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP) today announced that it has appointed Martin
M. Ellen to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ellen is Chief Financial Officer and
Executive Vice President at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS), where
he has worked for three years. Prior to his work with Dr Pepper Snapple Group,
Mr. Ellen served for almost eight years as the Chief Financial Officer and
Senior Vice President - Finance of Snap-on Inc. (NYSE: SNA).

“With more than 25 years of broad experience, Marty brings with him an
exceptional management, finance and audit background, and we’re fortunate to
have him join our board,” said Eagle’s Chairman Laurence Hirsch. “We are
confident that Marty will help us further develop and execute our corporate

Mr. Ellen began his career with the international accounting firm
PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago. Mr. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science
degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and a Master’s in
Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at
Northwestern University, where he currently serves on the alumni advisory
board. He is a certified public accountant.

About Eagle Materials Inc.

Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes Cement, Aggregates,
Concrete, Gypsum Wallboard and Recycled Paperboard from 40 facilities across
the U.S. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.


Eagle Materials Inc.
Steven R. Rowley, 214-432-2000
President and Chief Executive Officer
D. Craig Kesler, 214-432-2000
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Robert S. Stewart, 214-432-2000
Executive Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and Communications
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