Granite Names Phillip M. DeCocco as Vice President of Human Resources
WATSONVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA), one of the nation's
leading infrastructure contractors, announced today that Phillip M.
DeCocco has been named vice president of human resources, effective May
Granite Names Phillip M. DeCocco as Vice President of Human Resources (Photo: Business Wire)
"We are delighted that Phil will be joining our senior leadership team
at Granite," said James H. Roberts, Granite's president and chief
executive officer. "Phil brings an extensive human resources background
in the construction industry with focused expertise in strategic
planning. Our people are our most valuable asset and I am confident that
Phil will be a significant contributor to our efforts to be the
industry's employer of choice."
Mr. DeCocco's most recent position was as regional vice president of
human resources for the Ryland Group, a publicly-traded homebuilder. In
this role, Mr. DeCocco was responsible for developing and implementing
all human resources strategies, including succession planning,
acquisitions and growth initiatives for Ryland's largest homebuilding
region located in ten markets — Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte,
Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin.
Prior to joining Ryland, Mr. DeCocco served as vice president of human
resources for North Carolina-based Alliant Foodservice, and as human
resources specialist for Gannett Company, a NYSE-listed international
news and information business in Virginia. Mr. DeCocco received a
bachelor of arts degree from Saint Michael's College in Vermont, and a
master of business administration degree from Pepperdine University in
Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE) is a member of the S&P 400
Midcap Index, the FTSE KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index.
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 more information about Granite, please visit its website at graniteconstruction.com.
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