September 14, 2017
On Sept. 8, 2017, U.S. Concrete, Inc. announced the hiring of John E. Kunz as the new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of its executive team. Kunz brings over 30 years of accounting, tax, finance, and capital markets experience and has extensive experience in corporate governance compliance, public company reporting, and internal controls.
“John is highly respected within the financial community, and we are very pleased he is joining our Company during this stage of our growth,” said U.S. Concrete President and CEO William J. Sandbrook in a press release. “He possesses all of the qualities we were looking for in our next CFO. He has extensive experience serving in executive and board positions in public companies, overseeing capital markets, accounting, tax, transactional work, and leading finance teams. We are confident his skills and leadership will be valuable assets as we continue to execute our long-term growth strategy.”
Most recently, Kunz served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Tenneco, Inc., where he was responsible for a team that handled all corporate and business unit accounting functions, including consolidations, financial planning and analysis, and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting. Prior to that, he was the company’s Vice President, Treasurer and Tax, responsible for capital structure and liquidity, as well as its global tax function. He also worked in the finance departments at Great Lakes Chemical Corp., Weirton Steel Corp., and KPMG LLP.
Kunz is a member of the audit, compensation, and nominating and corporate governance committees of the board of directors of Wabash National Corp. He holds a Master of Management in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, along with an undergraduate degree from The University of Notre Dame.
“I am very excited to be joining the talented team at U.S. Concrete, an organization that has created significant value for its shareholders over the past 26 consecutive quarters,” Kunz said in the press release. “U.S. Concrete has built up top-tier positions in some of the most active construction markets in the country, and I look forward to using my deep financial experience to help us further solidify our presence in these markets and expand into new fundamentally strong regions throughout the country.”