Franklin Joins Vulcan in Executive Role

PM101819 FranklinVulcan Materials Co. named Denson (D.) Franklin III as senior vice president and general counsel effective Dec. 2, 2019.

Vulcan Chairman and CEO Tom Hill said, "We are excited to welcome D. to the Vulcan family. He has worked with the company for more than 20 years as our primary outside counsel, and with many other companies in the construction materials, building and engineering industries. We are fortunate to bring him in-house to add his experience and perspective from years counseling companies, large and small, on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance, securities issues and overseas operations."

Franklin is joining Vulcan from the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. He graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School and Birmingham-Southern College. He steps into the general counsel role following the retirement of Michael R. Mills in September. Mitesh B. Shah has been promoted to serve as deputy general counsel.