Mark Carpenter Appointed SVP of Hanson Engineered Products

Carpenter, most recently president of Hanson Pipe & Precast, succeeds Mike Leathers.

(IRVING, TEXAS) – Lehigh Hanson, Inc., one of the largest construction materials companies in North America, has appointed Mark Carpenter to lead its Hanson Engineered Products division. Carpenter replaces Mike Leathers, who is departing the company after more than 20 years of service.

Part of Hanson Building Products North America, Hanson Engineered Products encompasses three divisions—Hanson Pressure Pipe, Hanson Structural Precast, and Hanson Pipe & Precast. As head of Hanson Engineered Products, Carpenter will lead a team of more than 1,400 employees across 18 plants in the U.S. and Canada.

Carpenter has been with Hanson since 2005 and has held a variety of management positions within the company. Prior to accepting his new role, Carpenter held the position of president of Hanson Pipe & Precast. He has also served as senior vice president of Hanson Building Products and vice president/general manager of Hanson Pipe & Precast.

“Mark has a proven track record of improving profits and boosting operational efficiencies,” said Plamen Jordanoff, president of Hanson Building Products. “His experience will help Hanson Engineered Products continue its upward momentum and further our reputation as the industry leader.”

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About Hanson Building Products
Hanson Building Products North America is comprised of Hanson Pipe & Precast, Hanson Pressure Pipe, Hanson Structural Precast, Hanson Brick, and Hanson Roof Tile. Based in Irving, Texas, Hanson Building Products North America employs approximately 3,500 people and operates 86 facilities with products available throughout the U.S. and Canada. To learn more about Hanson’s sustainability efforts and quality products, services and building technology, visit

Hanson Building Products North America and its divisions are part of Lehigh Hanson, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry. Based in Irving, Texas, Lehigh Hanson, Inc. and its affiliated companies are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers worldwide. HeidelbergCement is the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Visit for more information.