Vulcan Material Company names D. Franklin senior vice-president and general counsel
VULCAN Materials Company, the largest producers of construction aggregates in the US and major producers of asphalt and ready-mixed concrete, have named Denson (D.) Franklin III as senior vice-president and general counsel, effective 2 December 2019.
Vulcan’s chairman and chief executive officer, Tom Hill, said: ‘We are excited to welcome D. to the Vulcan family. He has worked with the company for more than 20 years as our primary outside counsel, and with many other companies in the construction materials, building and engineering industries.
‘We are fortunate to bring him in house to add his experience and perspective from years counselling companies, large and small, on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance, securities issues and overseas operations.’
Mr Franklin (pictured), who is joining Vulcan from the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, will step into the general counsel role following the retirement of Michael R. Mills in September. Mitesh B. Shah has been promoted to serve as deputy general counsel.