Summit makes appointments in executive ranks

By |  February 28, 2022
Tom Beck


Summit Materials named Tom Beck executive vice president and David Loomes senior vice president.

Loomes will also serve as president of Continental Cement Co.

According to Summit, Beck transitions to the executive vice president role following 25 years of service at Continental Cement, including the last nine as president.

“Tom’s leadership, industry experience and commitment to his community have been central to Continental’s and Summit’s success,” says Anne Noonan, CEO of Summit Materials. “In his transition to EVP, he will be maximizing growth and value creation in the cement business, advancing industry partnerships and leveraging other professional associations to advance our Elevate Summit Strategy.

Loomes, meanwhile, has more than 20 years of industry experience. He was most recently senior vice president of sales and supply chain at Continental Cement.

David Loomes


“At Summit Materials, our people are central to the company’s success,” Noonan says. “David, with his wealth of experience in the cement industry, shares our vision to be the most socially responsible, integrated construction materials solution provider and will help build strong collaboration to drive growth for our customers. The senior leadership team, the board and I are thrilled that David has accepted this role.”

In his role as Continental Cement president, Loomes will develop and drive integrated programs to support the company’s business plans and growth objectives. Since joining Continental Cement, Loomes focused on improving the company’s supply chain and commercial performance.

“This is a very exciting time for Summit Materials and Continental Cement Co,” Loomes says. “We have a clear and focused vision, strategy, commitment to our markets and strong values of safety, integrity, sustainability and inclusivity that will drive growth and improved performance. We are also committed to pioneering long-term sustainability practices, including implementing the sale of portland limestone cement at all Continental locations.”

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