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CEMEX USA´s Frank Craddock Recognized with FC&PA Lifetime Achievement Award

Florida Concrete & Products Association Honors Craddock with William “Bill” Hicklin Award

HOUSTON, TX, USA. - July 14, 2015


CEMEX is pleased to announce Frank Craddock, CEMEX USA’s Executive Vice President, Cement Commercial and Public Affairs, has received the prestigious William B. Hicklin Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Concrete & Products Association (FC&PA).

“Frank’s dedication and vision for our industry is greatly valued and on behalf of FC&PA, and industry leaders, it is my honor to select Frank as this year’s recipient of this prestigious award,” said Kim Duke, Chairman of FC&PA. “Frank’s positive influence and leadership within our industry throughout many posts Frank has held, including Past Chairman, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and others, has greatly promoted our industry to new heights.”

“Frank has been influential throughout many aspects of the industry, and his vision while Chairman of the NRMCA, founding Chairman of the Concrete Sustainability Hub at MIT, and most recently as the Chairman of the National Steering Committee of the Concrete Industry Management Program has been invaluable for the industry and CEMEX,” said Karl Watson, Jr., President of CEMEX USA. “We are blessed to have Frank as member of our team for what he contributes both internally and externally.”

The award was presented by Kim Duke and Karl Watson, Jr. Lifelong friends Steve Roebuck, and Shane Sumners spoke about Frank’s attributes for receiving this award.

Florida Concrete & Products Association (FC&PA) is dedicated to providing reliable, high-quality products to the State of Florida. FC&PA member companies offer competitively-priced and locally-produced materials that substantially contribute and drive Florida’s economy by providing thousands of jobs throughout the state.

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Its U.S. network includes 13 cement plants, 46 strategically located distribution terminals, 74 aggregate quarries and more than 350 ready-mix concrete plants. For more information, visit