Graniterock

NEWS RELEASE: June 24, 2012

For Immediate Release:
For more information, contact:
Keith Severson, 831.768.2063
Janice Shaffer, 831.768.2007

Graniterock’s Chairman, President & CEO Passes Away

On Sunday, June 24, 2012, a tragic accident took the life of Graniterock’s Chairman, President & CEO, Bruce W. Woolpert. The Board of Directors and the Woolpert Family have implemented the succession plan developed by the Company. The first step of the plan is that Mark Kaminski, a long-time member of Graniterock’s Board of Directors, is now Chairman of the Board and acting CEO. The Woolpert Family has complete confidence in the current Management Team and Graniterock Team Members and plans to continue operating the Company for another 112 successful years.

Mark Kaminski, is retired from his full-time role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Industries, Inc. Mark is a graduate of Indiana University and Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

Funeral arrangements are pending.