John R. McPherson
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CMC adds to board of directors

John R. McPherson has more than 30 years of experience, previously working for McKinsey & Co. and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

January 19, 2022

Commercial Metals Co. (CMC), Irving, Texas, has named John R. McPherson to its board of directors, effective March 15. McPherson's appointment will bring the total number of directors to nine.

McPherson brings more than 30 years of professional experience to CMC's board and currently sits on the board of directors for pipe manufacturer Forterra Inc. He previously served in several executive positions at Vulcan Materials Co., most recently as chief financial and strategy officer. Previously, he held several roles with McKinsey & Co. and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

McPherson received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a master's in business administration from Stanford University, Standford, California. 

"We are pleased to welcome John to our board of directors," says Barbara R. Smith, president and CEO of CMC. "His strong financial and strategic background, including leadership experience in the manufacturing and construction materials space, will benefit our company as we continue to create an unparalleled provider of reinforcement solutions to the domestic and international construction markets."