People: Astec Industries Inc (ASTE.OQ)
15 Nov 2019
Mr. William B. Sansom is Lead Independent Director of the Astec Industries, Inc. He has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The H.T. Hackney Co., a diversified wholesale food distributor in the Southeast and Midwest United States, since 1983. Formerly, Mr. Sansom served as the Tennessee Commissioner of Transportation from 1979 to 1981 and as the Tennessee Commissioner of Finance and Administration from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Sansom has also previously served as a director of the board of the Tennessee Valley Authority, including two terms as its Chairman; as a director on the board of First Horizon National Corporation, as a director and audit committee member of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., and as a director of Mid-American Apartment Communities. Mr. Sansom served for 15 years (vice chair for eight years) on the University of Tennessee Board and also served on the Wake Forest Board. Mr. Sansom has been a Director of the Company since 1995. Mr. Sansom brings over 30 years of experience as a CEO and Chairman of a diversified distribution/manufacturing company. Having also served in numerous governmental positions for the State of Tennessee, Mr. Sansom offers information and insight into areas of government relations and regulatory issues. Mr. Sansom has also previously served on the Board of Directors of the National Crushed Stone Association and has former business experience in the aggregate industry as president of American Limestone Company, which operated quarries and sand gravel plants. Additionally, Mr. Sansom previously served on the Oak Ridge National Lab Board. Currently Mr. Sansom is a major owner, with his family, in a vermiculite mining company.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||27,500|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||115,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||142,500|