Board of directors elects legal affairs expert Roselyn R. Bar to executive vice-president role
ROSELYN R. Bar, senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Martin Marietta Materials Inc., has been elected as an executive vice-president of the company.
Ms Bar joined the company in 1994 as assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary. She was promoted to corporate secretary in 1997 and associate general counsel in 1998.
In 2000 she became deputy general counsel and a year later was named vice-president and general counsel. She has served as senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary since 2005.
Ms Bar, who holds a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, held a number of corporate attorney and corporate counsel positions with various US firms prior to joining Martin Marietta.
She serves as the vice-chair of the Council of Counsel and as a member of the Legal Task Force of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), and is also a member of the New York, California, Florida and American Bar associations.
Commenting on her promotion, Ward Nye, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Martin Marietta, said: ‘Roselyn Bar is a trusted counsellor and advisor to our company, not just in the area of legal affairs, but also in a host of business- and governance-related areas.
‘Her dedication to Martin Marietta is exemplary and her promotion to executive vice-president is richly deserved. I am pleased that our board has recognized her accomplishments with this significant recognition.’