David J. Tucker was named Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Terminals for the US Cement organization in August 2017. In this role, he oversees all safety, employee, operational and performance aspects of the US logistics and supply chain with a managed spend of $650 million. He is a member of the US Cement Executive Committee, reporting to the CEO.
Having worked in a number of industries with varying levels of product lifecycles, Mr. Tucker brings broad perspective and insight to decision-making and business leadership.
Originally joining Lafarge NA in 2014, he served as first as Vice President of Supply Chain and Logistics in the U.S. and then was named Vice President and Regional head for the North American region. He was responsible to drive the supply chain strategy in North America including supply chain management and centralization. He also worked to maximize synergies and business processes during the merger between Lafarge and Holcim.
Prior to Lafarge, he led global logistics, distribution and supply chain activities at Rio Tinto Minerals in Denver, Colorado, and directed strategic global process improvements for 25 global facilities at Masonite International Corporation in Tampa, Florida.
Mr. Tucker holds a Bachelor degree in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a Master of Business Administration from the Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has also attended courses in global supply chain management and lean manufacturing at the Kellogg School of Business in Evanston, Illinois.