WATSONVILLE, Calif., Jan 17, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) announced today that Peg Wynn has been named Vice President, Director of Human Resources and Assistant Secretary, effective immediately. Ms. Wynn will report directly to William G. Dorey, President and Chief Executive Officer of Granite.
"We are delighted to add an executive of Peg's stature to our senior leadership team," said Dorey. "Peg brings considerable expertise in human resource management, leadership development and strategic planning. At Granite, our people are our competitive edge and our most valuable asset. I am confident that Peg will be a significant contributor to our Company and to our ongoing efforts to be the employer of choice in our industry."
Ms. Wynn joins Granite with more than 25 years of human resources experience. Among her accomplishments, Ms. Wynn was Senior Vice President of World-wide Human Resources at Adobe Systems Incorporated. Prior to that, Ms. Wynn served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Xilinx, Inc. From 1993 to 1998, she acted as an independent consultant providing advice and counsel on strategic planning and productivity improvement. She also served as Director of Human Resources for Affymax Research Institute from 1992 to 1993. From 1979 to 1992, she worked for Intel Corporation, serving in a number of capacities including Corporate Business Consulting Operations Manager, Human Resources Manager and Compensation Manager. Ms. Wynn received her Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University.
Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Midcap Index, the Domini 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000. Granite Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, is one of the nation's largest diversified heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction Company serves public and private sector clients through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide. For the 4th straight year, Granite was named to FORTUNE'S List of 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information about Granite, please visit their website at http://www.graniteconstruction.com.
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