Mr. Nye has served as Martin Marietta’s Chair of the Board since 2014, as President since 2006 and as Chief Executive Officer and a Director since 2010. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining Martin Marietta in 2006, Mr. Nye spent nearly 13 years in a series of increasingly responsible positions with Hanson PLC, including as Executive Vice President of its North American building materials business.
Since 2018, Nye has been a member of the Board of Directors of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD), a global aerospace and defense company. In 2019, Forbes magazine recognized Nye as one of America’s Most Innovative Leaders; he was previously recognized by both Aggregates Manager and Pit & Quarry magazines, as Aggman of the Year and a Hall of Fame inductee, respectively. In addition to his educational, professional, executive and related roles, Nye is a past Chairman of the Board of both the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) as well as the North Carolina Chamber. He received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a law degree from Wake Forest University.
The Triangle Luncheon is among more than 100 meetings and events held each year by CAGC, with emphasis on building our members’ business, drawing on top business and political leaders to provide their insights, and construction networking throughout the Carolinas. At the national level, CAGC is closely affiliated with AGC of America and ARTBA.