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James Prokopanko - Independent Director of Vulcan Materials Company

James Prokopanko

Independent Director since 2009

Total compensation: $311,312
Age: 63

James T. Prokopanko is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Prokopanko served as Senior Advisor of The Mosaic Company from August 2015 to January 2016. He joined Mosaic in 2006 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2007 to August 2015, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2006 to January 2007. Prior to that, he was with Cargill, Inc., where he served in a wide range of leadership positions, including as Corporate Vice President of Cargill Procurement, a leader of Cargill’s Ag Producer Services Platform, and Vice President of the North America crops inputs business. Mr. Prokopanko has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. His experience serving as the principal interface between management and the board at a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) company facilitates his service as lead director of our company as well as our Board’s performance of its oversight function. His executive management experience provides our Board with valuable insight into business, leadership and management issues. Additionally, he brings to our Board considerable knowledge of issues facing a company engaged in mineral extraction.

Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related products and services. This segment's aggregates are used in publicly funded construction, such as highways, airports, and government buildings; and sold to federal, state, county, or municipal governments/agencies. The Asphalt Mix segment offers asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. The Concrete segment provides ready-mixed concrete in Arizona, Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment mines, produces, and sells calcium products for the animal feed, plastics, and water treatment industries. The company was formerly known as Virginia Holdco, Inc. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

  • Vulcan Materials Company, 1200 Urban Center Drive, Birmingham 35242, United States
  • vulcanmaterials.com
  • 205-298-3000