The Portland Cement Association (PCA) appointed Edward Sullivan as group vice president in addition to his role as chief economist.
Sullivan will oversee the activities of the PCA's communications, research and technical services, and market development divisions, as well as his current role as the head of market intelligence.
Since joining PCA in 2002, Sullivan has been lauded numerous times by the Chicago Federal Reserve for his forecast accuracy. In 2007, Concrete Construction honored Sullivan as one of its "Ten Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry."
Sullivan came to PCA from Wexford Management Consultants near Philadelphia where he served as partner, and directed economic and market analyses for Fortune 500 firms, forecasted and impacted analysis, developed strategic planning models and managed client relationships. His prior positions include management of a market research unit at Wharton Econometrics and at Standard & Poors/DRI.