Aggregates USA named Bill Niketas as its new CEO. Niketas, who previously served the company as its chief financial officer, was unanimously elected by the board of directors. Niketas replaces J. Stuart Ryan, who has served as interim CEO for two years.
“Bill is a proven leader making significant contributions to improving operations, enhancing profitability and growing Aggregates USA,” Ryan said in a press release. “I am excited about the future of the aggregates industry and our company under Bill’s leadership and I am excited to continue to support him as chairman.”
Niketas has prior experience with Birmingham firm Altec Industries as its managing director, and as president of Ram Tool and Supply Co. of Birmingham, among other companies. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Military Academy.