BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of National Cement Company, Inc., a subsidiary of The Vicat Group, has elected James E. Rotch of Birmingham, Ala. as Chairman of the Board of National Cement Company, Inc. Mr. Rotch will continue in the practice of corporate law with the firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, a regional law firm with offices throughout the Southeast, including Birmingham, Alabama, in addition to his duties as Chairman of the Board.
National Cement Company is a manufacturer of artificial Portland cement and ready-mix concrete, serving markets in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North and South Carolina and Tennessee. Its physical operations include cement production in Alabama and California, cement distribution terminals in the southeast, and more than sixty ready-mix batch plants across California, Georgia and Alabama. The Company's ready-mix operations are recognized long-standing brands: Kirkpatrick and Walker Concrete in the southeast and National Ready Mixed, Builders, Viking and Golden Empire Concrete in California.
The Vicat Group, founded in 1853 and headquartered in France, operates a diversified group of businesses, including cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other products and services in eleven countries, across four continents with over 7,500 employees.
SOURCE National Cement Company, Inc.