Michael Haack joined Eagle Materials in December 2014 as Chief Operating Officer. He was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2018 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2019.
Previously Mr. Haack spent 17 years at Halliburton Energy Services, holding successively important operating positions, most recently as Global Operations Manager at Halliburton’s Sperry Drilling division.
Mr. Haack holds a Master of Science degree from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University, both in Industrial Engineering, and an MBA from Rice University.
William Devlin joined Eagle Materials in 2004 as Director, Internal Audit. The following year, he was named Vice President and Controller. Mr. Devlin assumed his current role as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in 2009.
Previously, Mr. Devlin spent 16 years in public accounting, nearly eight of which were with KPMG in Jackson, Mississippi. In addition, he served as Manager, and later, Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Global Capital Markets practice in London and Zurich and in their Audit practice in Dallas, TX.
Mr Devlin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Millsaps College, a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Craig Kesler joined Eagle Materials Inc. in 2004 as Director - Strategic Planning. The next year, he assumed the role of Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Development. In August 2009, Mr. Kesler was promoted to his current position as Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Eagle Materials, Mr. Kesler successfully served multi-national clients during his tenure in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP and Ernst & Young LLP.
Mr. Kesler holds a B.A. in accounting from Southwestern University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Robert Stewart joined Eagle Materials Inc. in August 2009 as Executive Vice President - Strategy, Corporate Development and Communications
Previously Mr. Stewart served as an executive officer at Dallas-based Centex Corporation, where he had responsibility for Strategy, Corporate Development, Marketing, Sales and Communications. Prior to his nine year tenure with Centex, Mr. Stewart enjoyed a 23-year career at Weyerhaeuser Company, a global forest products firm. Mr. Stewart held a range of key leadership positions, both corporate and international at Weyerhaeuser.
Mr. Stewart holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington, where he graduated with first-in-class honors, and where he received a Bachelor's degree in English, with a minor in Mathematics.
Matt Newby joined Eagle Materials in June 2012 as Associate General Counsel and was promoted to Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, on June 3, 2022.
Previously, Mr. Newby was an associate at the law firms of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Baker Botts LLP. Mr. Newby is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with honors) and Baylor University (BBA, magna cum laude).
Tony Thompson serves as Senior Vice President – Cement East, a position he has held since 2019. Mr. Thompson joined Eagle in 2010 as President of Texas Lehigh Cement Company LP, and he assumed the role of Vice President - Cement, Concrete & Aggregates East Region in 2018.
Prior to joining Eagle, Mr. Thompson worked for the international building materials company Holcim for 15 years in various leadership roles. Mr. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mississippi State University.
Eric Cribbs serves as Executive Vice President of Concrete & Aggregates, Advanced Cementitious Materials, Logistics, and Procurement & Materials, a position he has held since January 2021. He joined Eagle Materials Inc. in June 2015 as President of our since-divested frac sand division. In November 2018 Mr. Cribbs was promoted to Vice President over the Concrete and Aggregates Division, and in January 2020, Mr. Cribbs assumed the office of Vice of Safety, Logistics, and Procurement & Materials.
Prior to joining Eagle Materials, Mr. Cribbs was the US Northern Region Operations Manager for Halliburton. Mr. Cribbs holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.