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September 24, 2014

Cohrs Elected CTLGroup Board of Directors Chairman

SKOKIE, Ill.—The CTLGroup Board of Directors elected Cary O. Cohrs as chairman during the organization’s recent fall board meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

 “Cary Cohrs brings a wealth of construction-related leadership to the CTLGroup Board,” Brent Nixon, CTLGroup president/CEO said. “We are excited to work with him in his new role as chairman, developing building solutions and new technologies to grow our global markets.”

 “CTLGroup has a worldwide reputation as a firm of experts who solve complex construction problems, and it is a great honor to serve as chairman of its board,” Cohrs said.

Cohrs is the current president of American Cement Company, LLC, a joint venture of CRH’s Oldcastle Materials Inc., and Trap Rock Industries Inc., based in Sumterville, Fla. 

Cohrs is also the current chair of the Portland Cement Association Board of Directors and has been an active member of the Florida Concrete and Products Association, serving as a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

He earned Bachelor Degrees in Industrial Engineering and Business Management from Florida State University and an MBA from The University of Tennessee.


About CTLGroup
CTLGroup is an internationally-recognized expert consulting engineering and materials science firm that provides engineering, testing and scientific services to clients across the globe. Our engineering expertise is complemented by one of the largest and most comprehensive private material and structural testing laboratories in the world. CTLGroup experts can address problems from the materials and structural perspectives to deliver an integrated solution. 

About PCA
Based in Washington, D.C., with offices in Skokie, Illinois, the Portland Cement Association represents cement companies in the United States. It conducts market development, engineering, research, education, and public affairs programs.



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