Ash Grove Cement announced recently that J. Randall “Randy” Vance is joining the company as its senior vice president of administration in the company’s home office. In his new role, Vance will direct finance, treasury, tax, information technology and human resources. “Randy brings two decades of corporate finance leadership experience and skills to Ash Grove that will complement our senior management team as he leads our administration and finance functions in our company,” said Ash Grove Chairman Charles Sunderland.
Prior to assuming his new role at Ash Grove, Vance served as chief financial officer and senior vice president–finance and treasurer for Hostess Brands, Inc., in Kansas City, Mo. Prior to that, he served as vice president and treasurer for Farmland Industries, Inc., also in Kansas City. In those companies, he directed complex finance, treasury, credit, insurance, tax and administration matters. “I am honored to be joining the Ash Grove Cement Company. The organization has a long, impressive history of success, and I look forward to partnering with the entire leadership team to continue to create value for our shareholders,” said Vance.