LARRY C. HOUSE, HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE, APPOINTED TO TOP HUMAN RESOURCES POST WITH CLEVELAND-BASED BULK MATERIALS, INC.
CLEVELAND, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry C. House, who has established a successful career as a human resources executive for the past 16 years, has been appointed director of human resources for Bulk Materials, Inc. (BMI), it was announced today by P. Elliot Burnside, president and chief executive officer. "Larry House brings a wealth of experience to fill this important role," said Burnside. "As American industries continue to focus on quality in every respect, it's especially important to underscore quality where quality begins -- with each of our people. The development and management of our human resources is a key element in the company's strategy and future success." Added Burnside: "His extensive background and successful track record with responsibilities for several hundred employees at any given time equips him very well for the challenge." House comes to BMI from the Dallas area, where he served as regional manager of human resources for The Travelers of Hartford, Conn., in the Managed Care and Employee Benefits Division. "BMI has given me the opportunity to develop a meaningful human resources function for a successful corporation that reaches diverse parts of the country and serves the needs of our people," said House. "It's an increasingly important and complex responsibility, because the field of human resources today is more than asking people to fill out applications. Human resources affects every aspect of peoples' working lives, from how they interact with and for the employer to their compensation and fringe benefits and their personal and professional development. "Ultimately, the success or failure of the organization is dependent on the performances of each individual and their ability to work as one team." Added House: "Having employees' and contractors' ideas, involvement and contributions is critical and an integral part of the fabric of the company, and is what human resources needs to be today. "I want to be certain that the people component is a key element in our strategic thinking and I look forward to being a part of this process with management and with our employee/contractor group at all levels of the organization." House holds a bachelor's degree in industrial relations from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., and earned a master of labor and industrial relations degree from Michigan State University in 1977. He and his wife Jennifer have two children, Tyler and Meredith. They are in the process of relocating to the Cleveland area. BMI operates 76 terminals in 22 states and employs 2,025 people. It is a privately held company, made up of 15 subsidiaries. Its groups and subsidiaries include: -- FLEET TRANSPORT GROUP: Fleet Transport Company, Inc.; Bulk Storage, Inc.; and Fleet Transport of VA. -- REFINERS TRANSPORT GROUP: Refiners Transport & Terminal Corp.; Ray Molder, Inc.; Ray Molder Carrier Corp.; Baywood Express, Inc.; and Bulk Services, Inc. -- CUSTOMIZED GROUP: Best Transport, Inc.; Mitchell Transport, Inc.; Cryogenic Carriers, Inc.; Gypsum Haulage, Inc.; Bulk Leasing, Inc.; Northern Ohio Materials, Inc.; and Innovative Distribution. -0- 7/28/93 /CONTACT: David Eden of William Silverman & Company, 216-696-7750, for Bulk Materials, Inc./
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