Board of Advisors
Clifford A. Hahne, (BSME '82)
Hanson Pressure Pipe, Hanson Pipe & Precast
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 1982
Clifford Hahne started his career in concrete in 1983 as a plant manager for Australia-based Pioneer International and advanced to vice president by 1990. In 1994, he moved to Australia to be general manager over Western Australia and Queensland. He returned to Texas in 1997 as president and general manager of the South Central Region for Pioneer Concrete of Texas, Inc., where he was responsible for operations in the southern United States and served in a broad capacity on a number of joint ventures.
As president of Hanson Pressure Pipe, Mr. Hahne oversees operations at nine pressure pipe facilities located in Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Montreal and Toronto, Canada, as well as an office in Weybridge, England. As Hanson Pipe & Precast’s South Central Region president, Mr. Hahne oversees operations at 26 facilities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas and cement purchasing agreements for all of Hanson’s U.S. facilities within Hanson Building Products North America.
Mr. Hahne is a member for the National Concrete Precast Association and the American Concrete Pipe Association, and serves as Chairman of the Board of the American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association. He is a former board member of the Texas Concrete and Aggregate Association and National Ready Mix Association. He has also received awards and recognition for his contributions to the concrete industry from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Associated General Contractors and the Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association.