C. Howard Nye
Mr. Nye has served as Chairman of the Board since 2014, as President of Martin Marietta since 2006 and as Chief Executive Officer and a Director since 2010. Mr. Nye previously served as Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining Martin Marietta in 2006, Mr. Nye spent nearly 13 years in a series of increasingly responsible positions with Hanson PLC, including as Executive Vice President of its North American building materials business.
Since 2018, Mr. Nye has been a member of the Board of Directors of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD), a global aerospace and defense company. In 2019, Forbes magazine recognized Mr. Nye as one of America’s Most Innovative Leaders; he was previously recognized by both Aggregates Manager and Pit & Quarry magazines, as Aggman of the Year and a Hall of Fame inductee, respectively.
In addition to his educational, professional, executive and related roles, Mr. Nye is a past Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), the American Road Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), and the North Carolina Chamber. Mr. Nye is also a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization. Mr. Nye has also served on numerous other state, local and/or philanthropic organizations including on the boards of directors of the UNC Health System and the Research Triangle Foundation and on the Board of Governors of RTI International.
Mr. Nye received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a law degree from Wake Forest University.