Ward Nye, president and chief executive officer of Martin Marietta Materials, is the first speaker in this fall’s Wells Fargo Executive Series, presented by the Poole College of Management. Nye will speak on Leadership in Challenging Times on Monday, Sept. 24, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., in 3400 Nelson Hall. This free event is open to all with parking available in the Dan Allen Parking Deck.
Nye joined Martin Marietta in 2006 following 13 years with the London-based Hanson PLC’s North American group, headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Martin Marietta was recently included, for the fifth consecutive year, on the InformationWeek 500 listing of the largest and most innovative users of information technology. The ranking lists companies that demonstrate a pattern of technological, procedural and organizational innovation.