Kevin Peart serves as Head of Performance and Land & Environment for the ACM business in the United States. With more than 25 years of experience in the construction materials industry, he reports directly to the US CEO and sits on the executive committee.
As Head of Performance, he oversees cost optimization, operational excellence and performance projects across the business. This team of 14 employees are responsible for assessing and maximizing business value through capital investments, as well as implementation of standardized process, metrics and reporting tools.
In May 2017, his role was expanded to include responsibility for the Land & Environment team consisting of 40 employees. This team seeks to enhance the positive aspects of our operations for our employees and all local stakeholders.
Prior to the 2015 merger, Mr. Peart served in numerous roles of increasing responsibility with Lafarge in the US. As Vice President of Manufacturing for aggregates and asphalt in 2012, he was accountable for 30 aggregate sites and three asphalt plants. He led the consolidation of manufacturing teams and implemented a systematic approach resulting in streamlining operations and creating significant value.
Other roles within Lafarge included Director of Manufacturing for West US and Latin America, general manager of the Lafarge Central Plains division and Operations & Plant Manager in northern Colorado.
Throughout his career, Mr. Peart has developed significant leadership capabilities through programs such as JUMP Management Training at Duke University and the Lafarge Leadership Development Training. He has also completed key management courses including Lean Six Sigma (Black Belt), GM Development, Management Legal Rights & Responsibilities at Jackson & Kelly PLC.