July 19, 2016
During its annual meeting at the end of May, Summit Materials announced the appointment of Joseph S. Cantie to its board of directors. He will also serve on the Audit Committee.
In a Summit press release, Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, said, “We are thrilled to add Joe to our board of directors. His combined financial and operating experience, along with his tenure at a big four accounting firm, provide a diversified knowledge base and additional perspective to our growing company. We look forward to his positive contribution to Summit as we continue to demonstrate the strength of our materials-based strategy, successful acquisition track record, and commitment to further expanding adjusted EBITDA to generate additional shareholder value.”
In the press release, Howard Lance, Chairman of Summit, added, “Joe will be a significant addition to our board given his past experience, and we are pleased to welcome him as a new independent director. I look forward to working with him, along with the rest of the board, to further advance our strategic goals and objectives.”
Cantie has has more than 30 years of financial and operating experience, primarily in the industrials sector and has served in several executive positions at various companies. He is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.