Jerry Hoyle, president and CEO of Cypress, Calif.-based CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp., stepped down as president, effective Sept. 1. He assumed the position of vice chairman of the Board, while retaining his position as CEO. Hoyle has been with CTS since 2011.

CTS’ Board also announced a change in the executive structure of the company with the creation of two divisional groups each focused on major growth opportunities for the company and equally supported by production/operations.

With the change, Frank Senatore assumed the position of president of retail and international sales, and Ken Vallens was promoted to president of engineering sales and research. The company notes that it follows a practice of developing employees and promoting from within, a strategy that “has served CTS well in the past and continues today.