Elevate – The Story of Strategic Transformation at Summit Materials

May 20, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Networking: 4:00 - 4:30 PM MST
Presentation: 4:30 - 5:30 PM MST
Networking: 5:30 - 6:00 PM MST

Summit Materials (NYSE: SUM) is a vertically integrated construction materials company that produces aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and asphalt and offers paving, construction and other services.  Anne joined Summit in September 2020 and is leading the Elevate strategy to generate superior long term growth through an approach launched in March 2021.  Summit is focused on four key areas:  Market Leadership, Asset Light Approach, Social Responsibility and Innovation. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn about the history of growth at Summit Materials
  • Understand the strategic planning process that was utilized to develop the Elevate strategy
  • Discuss the organizational challenges of integrating and developing strategic change at Summit Materials.


Anne Noonan, CEO of Summit Materials 

Anne Noonan joined Summit in 2020 after having served as President and Chief Executive Officer of OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE: OMN), a global producer of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces, from November 2016 through January 2020. During her tenure, she transformed the company into a high performing specialty solutions provider with 31% revenue and 22.5% EBITDA growth in high value specialty markets. Ms. Noonan joined OMNOVA in September 2014 as President of its Performance Chemicals business segment. Prior to OMNOVA, Ms. Noonan spent 27 years at Chemtura Corporation, a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals. During her tenure with Chemtura, Ms. Noonan held leadership roles across a wide range of disciplines, from strategic marketing to product development and innovation, to mergers and acquisitions and general management.

Ms. Noonan serves on the board of CF Industries, a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing and distribution. She earned her Bachelor of Science Honors degree in chemistry and her Master of Science in organometallic chemistry from University College Dublin, Ireland.

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CREDITS: 1.00 CPE hour (50 minutes as defined by NASBA)
METHOD: Group Internet Based 
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY: Business Management & Organization – Non-technical


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