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Vulcan Elects New Director

Vulcan Materials Co. elected Lee Styslinger III a director of the company. Styslinger is chairman and chief executive officer of Altec Inc., a holding company for businesses that design, manufacture and market equipment for the electric and telecommunications industries with products and services in more than 100 countries.

Styslinger serves on the boards of Regions Financial Corp., Harvard Business School, Northwestern University and the National Association of Manufacturers. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and was appointed by President George W. Bush to the President’s Export Council from 2006 to 2008. Styslinger earned a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

“We are very pleased that Lee has agreed to join Vulcan’s board,” said Don James, chairman and chief executive officer of Vulcan Materials Co.  “We look forward to working with him in the years ahead and to his contributions as a member of our board.” With the addition of Styslinger, Vulcan’s 11-member board consists of 10 outside directors.