WEST HARTFORD, CONN. - Bob Parsons, chairman of the construction products distributor A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., has announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, current president and chief operating officer, to president and chief executive officer.
Corwin has more than 25 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation. She joined Hughes Supply in Florida in 2002 to help with the growth of 2 locations, participating in the set up and implementation of the first ever combined facilities location.
Corwin joined A.H. Harris in September of 2003, serving 6 years as business development manager promoting the growth of tilt-up construction in the northeast region through numerous educational events and A/E presentations, as well as advancing the use of welded rebar cages. As vice president of sales and marketing (from 2009 to 2011) Kimberly implemented many new customer-focused initiatives, vendor development programs and an internal education forum. In 2011 she assumed the role of president of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc. and in 2013 was promoted to president and chief operating officer.
Corwin is very active with the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) and is currently president on the TCA Board of Directors. She also serves on the TCA Promotions committee and Global Associates Forum and is actively involved in the CRSI (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute) serving on both the Marketing and Government Affairs Committees.
According to Parsons, “This promotion, as with all of Kim's other advancements, is not only well earned but also deserved. The CEO position further recognizes Kim's value and contribution to the corporation and its associates. It goes without saying that Kim has earned the respect and admiration of not only the associates at A.H. Harris but from the industry as well.”
A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc. is a construction products distributor founded in 1916 with 38 locations from Maine to North Carolina. A.H. Harris serves the heavy and highway, commercial, industrial and residential markets specializing in areas of concrete formwork and accessories, concrete repair and restoration, geotextiles and erosion control. A.H. Harris represents some 300 manufacturers and more than 3,500 products.