Ed Watson (Courtesy: Acme Brick)

Fort Worth, TX – Ed Watson,  Acme Brick Company’s current Executive Vice President-Operations will become Acme’s 12th President in the 131 year history of the company.       Ed brings a wealth of experience to his new position as Acme’s President and CEO.  He will soon be celebrating his 40th year with Acme Brick, previously serving in the roles of Vice President-Production, General Production Manager –Concrete Operations, Regional Manager-Featherlite Building products, General Manager – Texas Quarries and Plant Engineer – Featherlite Building products.

     “Ed is a personable and engaging leader who has proven to be an outstanding manager, Dennis Knautz said.  His leadership and motivational skills will now be put to use in all areas of Acme.  I have every confidence that he will continue Acme’s long-standing commitment to excellence in this newly expanded role.”

 “I am honored to become Acme Brick Company’s twelfth President entrusted to lead our great company,” Ed Watson said. “Our company has been a successful building materials and service provider for over one hundred and thirty-two years thanks to our outstanding associates, quality products, and first-rate customers. While proud of our storied history, I am most excited about our bright future. We have a Strategic Framework in place, and a team of talented leaders who are dedicated  to our Vision to be THE trusted materials solution for enduring beauty, strength, safety, and strength in building communities.”

Acme Brick Company, founded in 1891, sells building material and design products for the home and commercial projects through over 50 Acme Brick Tile & Stone public showrooms across 13 states in the Southwest and Southeast. Acme is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.  For more information visit  HYPERLINK “http://brick.com/” brick.com.

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